Springville Utah High School Football Player Dies in Accident

posted July 28, 2010 | by

Brandon Curtis, a football player at Springville High School, in Springville, Utah, passed away from a massive brain injury sustained following a parking lot accident Tuesday, July 27, 2010. According to KSL News, the four high school students had just finished football practice and got into one of the boy’s Jeep. None had seat belts on. The driver then made a very tight turn, over corrected, and lost control of the Jeep, causing it to roll. When the vehicle rolled, the occupants were ejected, including Brandon. Somehow, Brandon Curtis got caught under the Jeep and experienced a major traumatic brain injury. The other students have not been identified but are between 16 to 18 in age. Funeral arrangements are currently pending.


Video Courtesy of KSL.com.

I offer my deepest condolences to the family and friends of Brandon Curtis. I could tell from the story that he was well liked and lived life to its fullest.

Legally speaking, the family of young Brandon Curtis has a claim against the driver of the Jeep he was in (unless he was the driver). The action of turning tightly in the school parking lot – in a Jeep – was a dangerous maneuver could have been expected to cause injury. This is especially true since it appears the boys in the Jeep were not wearing seat belts.

I would recommend that the family of Brandon Curtis contact an experienced Utah wrongful death attorney regarding the remedies that are available following this tragic accident.

Ron Kramer is a Utah personal injury and accident lawyer practicing throughout the state. Call the Kramer Law Group today at 801-666-3959 for a free consultation.

Million Dollar Advocates Forum

“We had a positive experience working with your office. WE appreciate Jeff, keeping us current on our case and returning our calls. He has calm personality and very knowledgeable. He communicated well with us. I also, appreciate Mariana’s customer service. She does an excellent job in making you fell welcomed. She, too has excellent people skills!”

Associations & Memberships

We’re Social! Connect with Us.

Call Us for a Free Consultation


Four Locations to Meet You

We serve clients throughout the entire State of Utah.

West Jordan (Main Office)

8783 S. Redwood Rd. Suite C
West Jordan, UT 84088
Phone: 801-601-1229
Email: ron@ronkramerlaw.com

Orem (Virtual)

887 W. Center St.
Orem, Utah 84057
Phone: 801-374-7445
Email: ron@ronkramerlaw.com

Meetings Only

Bountiful (Virtual)

503 West 2600 South Suite 200
Bountiful, Utah 84010
Phone: 801-553-8840
Email: ron@ronkramerlaw.com

Meetings Only

Ogden (Virtual)

3500 Harrison Blvd.
Ogden, Utah 84403
Phone: 801-553-8840
Email: ron@ronkramerlaw.com

Meetings Only