News short: Jetta receives new hood ornament during crash

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The driver of a Volkswagen Jetta smashed into the back of a Toyota Tacoma truck stopped at a red light at 100 N. Bluff Street, St. George, Utah, Feb. 4, 2016 | Photo courtesy of St. George Police Department, St. George News

ST. GEORGE – The driver of a Volkswagen Jetta was surprised with a new Toyota Tacoma pickup truck hood ornament Thursday during a two-vehicle collision at a traffic light in St. George.

The driver of the northbound Toyota truck was stopped at a red light at 100 S. Bluff Street when the truck was rear-ended by the driver of the Volkswagen Jetta, according to a media statement issued by the St. George Police Department Friday morning.

Thank goodness, the Police Department said, no serious injuries were reported as a result of the collision.

However, the new hood ornament didn’t come without a cost; the driver of the Volkswagen Jetta was issued a citation for following too close.

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

  • .... February 5, 2016 at 1:20 pm

    Oh no officer I wasn’t using my phone. honest ! that’s a self texting cell phone officer

  • Aubrey February 5, 2016 at 2:46 pm

    100 S is more like it. 100 N is technically St. George Boulevard.

  • .... February 7, 2016 at 9:51 pm

    Wow no comment from digger yet ? he’s probably out there protesting something

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