ST GEORGE – A blue Chevy pickup truck gave chase to an unidentified white passenger car Thursday afternoon. The incident being characterized by police as road rage occurred on River Road in St. George.
“The white car continued to drive, which I couldn’t believe, because the blue truck rammed it pretty good. The white car, stole the guy in the blue truck’s wallet,” a witness on scene told St George News. “The blue truck then chased the white car, which was driving down the center of the roadway. The blue truck then rammed the white car as they went through the intersection.”
The chase ended with the unidentified white passenger car being impacted from behind by the blue Chevy pickup truck as it passed through the intersection of River Road and Fort Pierce Drive. After the impact, the blue truck lost control, left the roadway, and ran into a brick wall. The white passenger vehicle maintained control and left the scene.
St. George Police, Gold Cross Ambulance, and St. George Fire Department responded to the scene. The driver of the blue truck was immediately transported to the hospital for medical treatment. Police put out an “attempt to locate” bulletin on the white passenger car.
“This was a road rage incident,” said Officer Dave McDaniel of the St George Police Department. “The driver of the truck was chasing someone else when he impacted into the wall.”
Police were unable to comment further as the investigation is ongoing, with respect to which names of witnesses are being withheld at this time. This report is based on preliminary information provided by those on scene and may not contain the full scope of findings.
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