Road StretchA fatal accident took place last Wednesday at around 7 a.m. at 3600 South and 1200 West between Hyrum and Nibley that resulted to the death of one person and injuries to two others.

Police authorities said two vehicles were traveling northbound on 1200 West, and another vehicle was has heading southbound, when allegedly one of the northbound vehicles attempted to pass the other and ended up clipping it, and then hitting the southbound vehicle head-on.

The report added that man who was driving the southbound vehicle was later pronounced dead. His name has not yet been released.

Police said the two other people involved in the crash were taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The report also added that officers are still investigating the three-vehicle incident.

Christensen & Hymas would like to encourage all motorists to observe traffic rules properly. Avoid doing risky maneuvers and passing when it is not safe. Remember to share the road and avoid distracted driving or driving under the influence. Overconfidence and negligence of the driver could result in fatal consequences.

Christensen & Hymas advocates safety on the roads. Articles and other resources are available on our website. You can also request a copy of the different e-books we have made available for motorists interested in safety. Get a copy now and learn what to do to prevent accidents on the road and at home. Also, learn what you need to do if you are ever in an accident.

Original article by McKoye Mecham of Fox13

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