After being hit in an auto-pedestrian accident, a Salt Lake City woman died in the hospital from injuries. An accident lawyer Salt Lake City walkers and drivers can trust reminds that pedestrians have the right of way. Vehicle drivers should use extra caution to look for pedestrians.
The pedestrian killed was 26-year-old Maria DeAquino. DeAquino crossed the street at State Street and 3605 South from west to east. It was about 7:20 p.m. and she had successfully crossed the southbound lanes of traffic when she was struck by a car traveling north.
DeAquino was treated for injuries at the scene and was then taken to the hospital where she was later pronounced dead.
At the time DeAquino was crossing the road, she was not crossing in a crosswalk. Personal injury attorneys Salt Lake City residents rely on, reiterate time and time again how important it is for pedestrians to use caution around vehicles and always cross in crosswalks.
If you or someone you love has been injured in a car accident, contact an accident lawyer Salt Lake City pedestrians and drivers can both count on to get their case started and get the compensation they deserve.
Personal injury attorneys Salt Lake City can trust are found at the law firm of Shumway Van & Hansen and they always offers free consultations. To schedule a free consultation or to have an injury attorney come to you please call us at (801) 478-8080. We will get you the compensation that you deserve!