ST. GEORGE – A three-car collision Monday evening was caused by an Infiniti driver following too close to a Ford Ranger, which was stopped behind a white passenger car at a crosswalk on 100 E. and 700 South.
At approximately 5:25 p.m., St. George Police officers were dispatched to a three-car collision. The collision happened after the female driver of an Infiniti failed to notice a Ford Ranger stopped at a crosswalk behind a white passenger car. The white passenger car had stopped to allow some children to walk through the crosswalk at 100 E. and 700 South, St. George Police Officer Jeremy Needles said.
The driver in the white passenger car stated that he looked in his mirror and saw that the Ford Ranger had come to a stop behind him, Needles said, and the next thing he knew, the driver of the Infinity hit and pushed the Ford into his car.
No injuries were reported, Needles said. Damage to the back end of the white passenger car and Ford Ranger was minor, but the Infiniti sustained extensive damage to its front end.
A citation for following too close was given to the driver of the Infiniti, Needles said.
Westbound traffic was allowed to move through the middle turning lane, while the westbound lane remained blocked off during the cleanup of the accident scene.
Gold Cross Ambulance, St. George Fire Department, and St. George Fire Department 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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