Running red light causes collision on River road

ST. GEORGE — The driver of a green Chrysler Cirrus, who ran a red light at the intersection of River Road. and 2450 South, caused a collision with a blue Ford Bronco Monday afternoon.

The driver of the Chrysler, an adult male who was alone in the vehicle, was traveling north on River Road while the driver of the Ford, a juvenile male who was also alone in the vehicle, was traveling west on 2450 South and attempting make a left turn onto River Road heading south. The driver of the Chrysler failed to stop at a red light and struck the Ford as it entered the intersection, St. George Police Sgt. Sam Despain said.

Both the Ford and the Chrysler sustained severe damage and both vehicles were towed from the scene.

“The driver of the Chrysler was issued a citation for failure to stop at a red light,” Despain said.

No airbags were deployed on the Ford; it is unknown whether airbags were deployed on the Chrysler, Despain said.

The juvenile driver of the Ford was uninjured. The condition of the driver of the Chrysler is unknown at this time, Despain said.

Traffic was diverted for some time while the wreckage was cleaned up and the vehicles were removed.

The St. George Police and Fire Departments responded to the incident. It is not known whether Gold Cross Ambulance responded.

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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2 Comments

  • IDIOT COMMENTERS January 11, 2016 at 6:38 pm

    he was playing mormon bumper cars, but took it too far

  • .... January 11, 2016 at 10:25 pm

    I’m sure it was some idiot from California or Mesa Az

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