ST. GEORGE — A collision between a white SUV and a motorcycle slowed eastbound traffic along the diverging diamond interchange on St. George Boulevard Thursday evening.
At 5:02 p.m., a man driving a motorcycle was turning left after exiting southbound Interstate 15 at Exit 8 onto St. George Boulevard when he was sideswiped by a white SUV traveling east through the intersection onto the overpass on St. George Boulevard, Utah Highway Patrol Trooper Mike Murphy said.
On impact, the motorcycle spun around and received damage to the saddleback area, Murphy said, while the SUV was damaged on the right front fender.
Both drivers refused medical treatment and neither reported any injuries, he said.
The motorcycle driver was in his biker attire and wearing a helmet at the time of the collision.
The left eastbound lane along the interchange was shut down during cleanup. The motorcycle was towed and the SUV was driven from the scene.
Gold Cross Ambulance, Utah Department of Transportation, St. George Police Department, St. George Fire Department and Utah Highway Patrol attended to the accident scene.
The driver of the SUV was cited for failure to yield to a traffic control device.
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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