ST. GEORGE — Two individuals walked away uninjured after being involved in a single-vehicle crash on Red Hills Parkway in St. George Wednesday afternoon.
Just before 2 p.m., a red Nissan pickup truck, occupied by two men, was traveling northbound near 1600 E. Red Hills Parkway when the driver became distracted after he dropped a cigarette, St. George Police Sgt. Sam Despain said. The truck jumped the curb, hit three trees, ran through a fence and rolled over onto the grassy area dividing Red Hills Parkway from southbound Interstate 15.
The number of times the truck rolled was undetermined, Despain said, but both men came out of the crash unharmed. The truck was totaled and had to be towed from the scene.
The driver was cited for improper lane travel.
Traffic in the right southbound lane of Interstate 15 and the right northbound lane of Red Hills Parkway was blocked off in the area where the accident occurred. The Utah Department of Transportation, St. George Police Department and St. George Fire Department attended 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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