2 taken to hospital after car rolls on freeway

MOHAVE COUNTY, Ariz. — Two Colorado residents were injured just as they were about to enter Utah on Interstate 15 Monday.

Two people were injured in a rollover accident Monday on I-15 just before the Utah state line. Mohave County, Arizona, April 25, 2016 | Photo by Ric Wayman, St. George News
Two people were injured in a rollover accident Monday on I-15 just before the Utah state line. Mohave County, Arizona, April 25, 2016 | Photo by Ric Wayman, St. George News

“The driver said he was traveling northbound in the left lane when he lost control of his vehicle for unknown reasons,” Arizona Department of Public Safety Trooper Tom Callister said.

The Nissan sedan left the road about 1/4 mile from the Utah state line and rolled several times before coming to a stop against a hill.

The driver’s girlfriend, who was asleep at the time of the accident, had to be extricated from the Nissan and sustained a serious injury to her left leg, The female was transported by Gold Cross Ambulance to Dixie Regional Medical Center in St. George to be treated. The driver had minor injuries and was not transported.

Callister said the driver will be issued a citation for being involved in a collision. Both occupants were wearing seat belts at the time of the wreck.

Units from Arizona DPS, Arizona Department of Transportation, Beaver Dam Fire Department, St. George Fire Department, Utah Highway Patrol, St. George Police and Gold Cross Ambulance responded to the scene.

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

  • ladybugavenger April 25, 2016 at 9:36 pm

    Welcome to Utah!

  • .... April 27, 2016 at 11:42 pm

    It happened in AZ ! duhhhhhh !

    • ladybugavenger April 28, 2016 at 9:57 am

      That’s what I get for not reading article. Arizona didn’t want them to leave. Utah didn’t want them.

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