Brandon Moke, 21 years old, is dead following a rollover car accident on March 24, 2011. According to KSL News, a car driven by Brandon Moke, lost control as it was exiting from the I-15 at Hill Field Road. The car reportedly went off the shoulder of the ramp and rolled. Sadly, Mokes was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected out of the car and died. A passenger in the car, Dustin Moore, 22 years old, suffered serious injuries and was taken to a local hospital. Police are now saying that they believe alcohol played a factor in this auto accident happening.
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I send my condolences to the family of Brandon Mokes for his untimely death. I also wish the best possible recovery for Moke’s passenger.
Legally speaking, the passenger of Moke’s car certainly has a claim that they can make against the driver’s insurance policy. Other policies, such as under-insured policies, may provide additional coverage.
I’m not sure how many people will continue to die because they don’t wear a seat belt. Despite the plethora a news stories that highlight deaths from going without a seat belt, it is likely that these deaths will sadly continue.
I would recommend that the passenger contact an experienced Layton car accident lawyer for assistance in finding out what remedies may be available to him.
Ron Kramer is a Utah personal injury and accident lawyer practicing throughout the state. Call the Kramer Law Group today at 801-601-1229 for a free consultation if you are in need of a Utah car accident attorney.