UPDATE Dec. 2, 2013: The rider involved in the accident, an 85-year-male, passed away due to injuries sustained from the collision. Based on preliminary information it was reported the rider was not wearing a helmet. However, the St. George Police have since confirmed the man was ind indeed wearing a helmet at the time of the accident. The updated story can be found here.
ST. GEORGE – A motorcycle rider was taken to the hospital after colliding with a car on Bluff Street in St. George, Saturday night.
Around 7:39 p.m., a motorcyclist was traveling northbound on Bluff Street in front of the Hurst Ace Hardware store when a passenger car, traveling southbound, made a left-turn into the store’s parking lot, St. George Police Sgt. Albert Gilman said.
The motorcycle rider did sustain some injuries and was immediately transported to Dixie Regional Medical Center, Gilman said.
Traffic on Bluff Street was impacted for a time, following the accident.
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