The Deseret News reports that today icy roads caused 6 car accidents to pile up over a 3 hour period. The stretch from 13400 S. and Bangerter Highway to I-15 had one accident after another. Salt Lake County Sherriff Lt. Jason says, “The problem is the weather, people are just driving too fast and can’t see icy patches.” (read more)

Major and Minor injuries came as a result of today’s accidents. According to the traffic report by the World Health Organization 1.2 million people die annually due to car accidents, and 50 million people get injured or disabled. It’s imperative to remember that ice is the chief instigator of these injuries and fatalities. So, we would like to remind everyone to go a little slower as the seasons start to change.

If you or a loved one was involved in one these accidents today or any other you know how emotionally taxing recovery can be. Working with a doctor that has experience treating and healing auto injuries will help you rest at ease. Salt Lake car accident doctor, Dirk Woodmansee, has spent most of his career treating auto injuries and is dedicated to rehabilitating the body so that it’s quickly back in action. But, don’t take our word for it, contact us today to schedule your free consultation and x-ray and find out for yourself.