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ST. GEORGE – A three-vehicle collision at the North Red Cliffs Drive and The Outlets at Zion intersection in St. George caused one vehicle to roll and resulted in heavy traffic delays and three people being transported to the hospital.
At approximately 11:24 a.m., a black Saturn SUV was traveling westbound and a Buick passenger car was traveling eastbound, St. George Police Officer Tyrell Bangerter said. Both vehicles were making left-hand turns on a green light when a silver Toyota SUV traveling northbound on Red Cliffs Drive failed to stop at the red light.
“The silver SUV entered the intersection and struck the front end of the black SUV,” Bangerter said. “As it started to rollover, it also struck the blue Buick, finished rolling and came to rest in northbound travel lanes.”
The single occupant of the silver SUV, a female driver, was transported to Dixie Regional Medical Center in St. George. Two of the three occupants of the black SUV were also transported to Dixie Regional Medical Center, as a precaution, for minor injuries.
Both northbound lanes were closed and traffic was diverted via one of the southbound lanes, bringing southbound traffic down to one lane and slowing the traffic flow. Both SUVs were towed, and the scene was cleared at approximately 12:10 p.m.
The case is still active and under investigation, Bangerter said, and no citations had been issued as this report is published.
This report is based on preliminary information provided by law enforcement at the scene and may not contain the full scope of findings.
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