Police seek information after 2-car collision in St. George leaves 2 occupants with ‘worrying injuries’ – St George News

ST. GEORGE- Two people were taken to hospital after a collision between two cars at 100 South Main Street on Tuesday morning.

At the scene of a two-car collision at 100 South Main Street, St. George, Utah, March 22, 2022 | Photo by Jessi Bang, St. George News

The collision was reported shortly after 8:30 a.m. and involved a silver Chevy Traverse and a black Hyundai sedan, St. George Police Sgt. Tyrell Bangerter told St. George News.

Bangerter said an older adult driving the Chevy with an older adult occupant was heading east on 100 South while a woman driving the Hyundai was heading south on Main Street when the crash occurred. is produced. The cause of the collision is under investigation, but police said they believe one of the drivers ran a red light.

“The black vehicle was then redirected from Main south to 100 South east and stopped here,” Bangerter said. “The silver SUV has been disabled in the southeast corner.”

None of the drivers or passengers appeared to be wearing seatbelts, Bangerter told St. George News later in a phone call.

The driver and passenger of the Chevy were transported to St. George Regional Hospital in a Gold Cross ambulance. Both were conscious and alert but still being evaluated at the hospital, Bangerter said.

The driver of the Hyundai was treated at the scene for minor injuries, Bangerter said at the scene.

No citations have been issued as the investigation is still ongoing, Bangerter said. Because the occupants of the Chevy suffered “worrying injuries”, the crash reconstruction team was called to the scene to determine the cause of the crash.

At the scene of a two-car collision at 100 South Main Street, St. George, Utah, March 22, 2022 | Photo by Alysha Lundgren, St. George News

Bangerter said they are asking the public to provide any information they have regarding the collision. He said cellphone or dashcam videos are particularly helpful.

“Because those things can definitely make a difference in helping us figure out what happened,” he said.

Witnesses can call the St. George Police Department at 435-627-4300.

The St. George Fire Department also responded to the scene.

This report is based on information provided by law enforcement and may not contain the full conclusions.

St. George News reporter Jessi Bang contributed to this story.

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