News short: Car vs. street sweeper collision hampers I-15 traffic

Traffic backs up on Interstate 15 near milepost 4 when a street sweeper meets up with a passenger car, St. George, Utah, Oct. 23, 2014 | Photo by Corbin Wade for KCSG and St. George News

ST. GEORGE – Northbound traffic on Interstate 15 was slowed late Thursday morning after a two-vehicle collision occurred at milepost 4, in the Bloomington area of St. George.

A passenger car and a Utah Department of Transportation street sweeper collided at about 11:50 a.m. Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Todd Royce said minor injuries resulted from the accident but he was unable to confirm details of the crash at the time of this publication.

The incident was still under investigation as of 1:25 p.m., Royce said.

The collision caused northbound traffic to back up between Exit 4 and Exit 2 while the accident was cleared.

This report is based on preliminary information provided by the authorities and may not contain the full scope of findings.

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2 Comments

  • The Rest Of The Story October 23, 2014 at 6:50 pm

    Some of these articles should start with “At least one idiot was involved in a motor vehicle collision today…”

  • Zonkerb October 25, 2014 at 9:09 pm

    I hope they can repair the street sweeper

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