T-bone collision slows traffic on Dixie Drive

Traffic backs up as a result of a T-bone accident, St. George, Utah, Oct. 14, 2014 | Photo by Holly Coombs, St. George News

ST. GEORGE  — A T-bone collision backed up traffic for approximately 30 minutes Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of Dixie Drive and Black Ridge Drive in St. George.

Shortly after 3:30 p.m., a woman driving a white Honda Civic was traveling westbound on Dixie Drive and ran a red light at the Black Ridge Drive intersection, St. George Police Officer Jeremy Needles said.

St. George Fire attends to t-bone accident on Dixie Drive and Black Ridge Drive intersection, St. George, Utah, Oct. 14, 2014 | Photo by Holly Coombs, St. George News
St. George Fire attends to T-bone collision at Dixie Drive and Black Ridge Drive intersection, St. George, Utah, Oct. 14, 2014 | Photo by Holly Coombs, St. George News

After running the red light, the woman driving the Honda T-boned a woman driving a green Chevy Malibu, who was in the intersection making a left-hand turn from Black Ridge Drive onto Dixie Drive.

St. George Police Department, St. George Fire Department and Gold Cross Ambulance responded to the scene.

No injuries were reported, Needles said. The driver of the Honda was cited for running the red light.

Traffic was slowed as St. George Police directed traffic through the intersection for approximately 30 minutes while the scene was cleared.

This report is based on preliminary information provided by law enforcement or other emergency responders and may not contain the full scope of findings.

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3 Comments

  • Bobber October 14, 2014 at 11:03 pm

    red light means go, right?

  • beerbelly October 15, 2014 at 10:11 am

    That looks more like a Wishbone than a T-bone.

  • Shonky October 15, 2014 at 4:12 pm

    My poor sister was hit, this is the second time within the year she’s been hit by these crazy drivers around here. Red/Yellow means stop not try to get through the light as fast as you can. SLOW down you don’t always have to be in a rush!!

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