TREMONTON, UTAH (February 20, 2017) – A 63 year old man was killed in an accident on Monday afternoon on Interstate 84, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 2:50 pm on the westbound side of Interstate 84, near mile post 38. The semi, hauling general freight, was being driven by a driver in training with an instructor riding along. The truck struck the median, then over corrected and rolled onto its side.
The driver was tragically pronounced dead at the scene as a result of injuries sustained in the accident. A passenger, who was instructing the driver, sustained non-life threatening injuries and was hospitalized. The accident remains under open investigation at this time.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends of Julio Alvarez as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.