The Salt Lake Tribune reports that today I-15 southbound at 8600 South was shut down due to a rather unusual car accident. When a car stalled in traffic, the driver got out to check out the problem his car was rear-ended by two other vehicles. The man was thrown backwards and struck his head. No news has been released about the information except that he is in serious to critical condition. (Read More)
On average, a pedestrian is injured in a traffic accident every 8 minutes and killed in traffic every 111 minutes (Read More). Car accidents where the driver is damaged in a car are bad, but being struck outside of a vehicle is much much worse. The body gets the full force of the vehicles without any dampener or restraint. The damage that the spine could sustain in this kind of an accident is severe and likely indefinite.
If you or a loved one has been involved in a pedestrian car accident you know how serious and long lasting the injuries can be. It is vital that you work with a doctor that has experience treating these kinds of injuries so that the spine and the rest of the muscles can begin to heal before irreparable damage is done. West Jordan car accident injury specialist, Dr. Dirk Woodmansee, has been working with pedestrian car accident patients for years and has the knowledge to help you heal completely and correctly. Contact us today for a free exam and set of X-rays.