FREE CASE REVIEW

the advocates helping hand
This is a picture of someone driving as the sun is setting

Driver Pulls Himself From Truck After Rollover Accident

/ 0 Comments

A rollover accident occurred on I-15 by Beaver Dam in Arizona after a man driving the truck fell asleep Wednesday night. A little before 1:30 a.m., police officials responded to a 2002 Ford F-150 that had been overturned. The truck was blocking one of the northbound lanes. When the police ...

Read More
separator

This is a picture taken from someone's rear view mirror

Provo Crash Kills 3-year-old

/ 0 Comments

On Sunday, a 3-year-old girl, Chelsea Parkinson, died in an accident involving four cars. The family who was in the vehicle was taken to the hospital, including an 8-month-old girl in critical condition, her mother in stable condition, and the father who was released from the hospital Monday ...

Read More
separator

This is a picture of construction workers working on a road

National Work Zone Week Honored in Utah

/ 0 Comments

Utah summers are accompanied by increased construction because the days are warmer and it is light longer. These conditions are more conducive to building roads and freeways. As we prepare for another summer with high levels of construction throughout the state, the Utah Department of ...

Read More
separator

This is a picture of a police vehicle

Bill Signed Into Law Banning Police Quotas

/ 0 Comments

Recently, Governor Gary Herbert signed a bill prohibiting police departments, both state and local, from creating quotas for both tickets and arrests. The law explicitly prohibits departments from punishing officers for not meeting a specific number. Proponents of the new bill say that the new ...

Read More
separator

This is a picture of an orange barrel for road construction

UDOT Project List Includes New Lanes for I-15

/ 0 Comments

At certain times of the day, I-15 can be a nightmare. With all the cars getting on the freeway at the same time, the highway can feel like a parking lot.  Rush hour traffic can cause significant delays for commuters. These delays in either the morning or evening can thwart plans, make you late ...

Read More
separator

This is a picture of a snowy highway.

Utah Trooper Struck from Behind by Runaway Car in Sardine Canyon

/ 0 Comments

On Sunday, a highway patrolman was hit from behind by a sliding car in Sardine Canyon. The patrolman, Cade Brenchley, was sent to the hospital because of his injuries. According to KUTV.com, the patrolman was responding to cars that had slid off the road because of the weather conditions. A ...

Read More
separator


Self Driving Car Kills Pedestrian in Arizona

/ 0 Comments

For a few years now, analysts have been touting the future benefits of self-driving cars. According to the Union of Concerned Scientists, a group of scientists that analyze the planet’s problems and come up with solutions, one of the principal benefits of a self-driving car is safer ...

Read More
separator

This is a picture of a red stop light at an intersection.

Motorcyclist Dies in Saratoga Springs Crash

/ 0 Comments

Tuesday night, around 8:30 p.m., a motorcyclist was killed after being struck by a car as reported by The Deseret News. The motorcyclist was passing through an intersection near Commerce Drive and Crossroads Boulevard. According to Saratoga Springs Police Cpl. Andres Gianfelice, the woman in ...

Read More
separator

This is a picture of an icy road with wind and snow

Freeway Closes After Payson Man Killed in Accident

/ 0 Comments

Early Friday morning, a man was killed in a vehicle crash involving two trucks. The accident occurred as a small pickup truck was traveling northbound on I-15 around 5:40 a.m. According to an article in The Deseret News, the driver lost control and drove into the median. Utah Highway Patrol Lt. ...

Read More
separator

This is a picture of a man behind the wheel and driving.

Man Dies in Crash Near The Great Saltair

/ 0 Comments

According to an article on KSL.com, early Saturday morning, a man was killed in a car accident near The Great Saltair.  Unified police later identified the man as Aaron Roll, a 26-year-old from Holladay. The accident happened just before 3:30 a.m. on Saturday, although police are still ...

Read More
separator

This is a picture of a vehicle covered in snow and ice

Falling Ice off Truck Smashes Driver’s Windshield

/ 0 Comments

As Dave Lombardi was merging onto I-15, a piece of ice fell off the top of a semi truck.  The ice crashed through his windshield and slammed into his face. Lombardi reported to Fox 13 News, “It’s like it was in slow motion, and I didn’t know what to do . . . Then I...

Read More
separator

This is a picture of a stop light on red.

Utah Lawmakers Considering Bill To Allow Running Red Lights (If No Other Cars Are There)

/ 0 Comments

According to an article in the Salt Lake Tribune, lawmakers this legislative session are considering a bill that would allow Utah drivers to run red lights during low travel times after coming to a complete stop.  The House Transportation Committee approved the bill 5-2. The bill will now go ...

Read More
separator

This is a picture of a school and a street next to a school

Youth Hit by Car in Crosswalk Near School in Spanish Fork

/ 0 Comments

Last Thursday, a 12-year-old boy was hit by a car near Spanish Fork Elementary.  The boy suffered minor injuries and, as of the writing of this article, was in relatively good condition.  According to an article featured on Fox13’s website, a crossing guard was walking children across the ...

Read More
separator

This is a picture of a road covered in snow

Another Snow Storm on the Horizon

/ 0 Comments

According to the Salt Lake Tribune, another snow storm (although not anticipated to be as severe as the last storm)  is expected to hit beginning Thursday evening and affecting Friday morning commutes.  The National Weather Service (NWS) predicts that much of the state will experience colder ...

Read More
separator

This is a picture of someone commuting with water on their windows.

Recent Snow Storm Makes Roads Dangerous

/ 0 Comments

A snowstorm that began on Sunday and carried over onto Monday has created a challenging commute for many people. Snow blanketed the northern part of the state.  However, it was not just the north.  Much of the state received several inches of snow including central and southern Utah.  Sgt. ...

Read More
separator

This is a picture of a homeless man on the side of a street.

Pedestrian Safety Bill Passes Utah House

/ 0 Comments

The Utah State House has voted to reduce where panhandling is allowed.  In a vote of 67-0, the House approved HB145.  According to the Salt Lake Tribune, the bill is officially known as a “pedestrian safety bill.”  As of February 6, 2018, the bill will go to the Senate for approval ...

Read More
separator

This is a picture of a traffic jam on the freeway

Layton Accident Involving Six Vehicles Blocks Traffic on I-15

/ 0 Comments

An accident involving six vehicles blocked traffic last Wednesday morning.  According to KSL.com, the accident blocked traffic from Layton to Roy.  The pileup occurred around 6:45 a.m. on I-15.  The accident caused delays for many cars and blocked the three lanes on the left of the freeway, ...

Read More
separator

This is a picture of a busy freeway after dark.

Pedestrian Accident Results in One Dead in Kaysville

/ 0 Comments

Tuesday night, a man was killed when he was struck by a vehicle on I-15.  The man was running across the southbound lanes of I-15 near 200 North in Kaysville.  According to Highway Patrol Lt. Todd Royce, the pedestrian was struck and killed on impact around 10:13 p.m.  According to an ...

Read More
separator

This is a picture of a policeman with a police dog.

K-9 Bites Suspect after Police Chase in West Valley

/ 0 Comments

Early Monday morning, West Valley City police stopped a suspicious car.  According to an article featured on KUTV.com, the vehicle was identified by the police as stolen.  When the car sped away, police followed in pursuit.  Eventually, the chase led the men into a residential area.  The ...

Read More
separator

801-326-0809