ST. GEORGE — Two children were sent to the hospital with injuries Saturday morning after an accident on Main Street in St. George.
St. George Police Sgt. Spencer Holmes said a Toyota Tacoma was traveling north on Main Street about 8:40 a.m. when a Honda Civic ran a stop sign at 300 South, causing the Toyota to crash into the right side of the Honda.
Two kids riding in the Honda — a girl reported to be in her early teens and a boy about 10 or 11 — were transported to Dixie Regional Medical Center with injuries following the accident. As of this publication, Holmes said he did not know the extent of their injuries.
The vehicles were blocking traffic for about 45 minutes on Main Street as the accident scene was attended to by responders.
The driver of the Toyota, Rylen Laub, of St. George, had a dashcam recording video at the time of the accident, which showed the Honda running the stop sign and the collision taking place. (See dashcam video clip below.)
NOTE: Video below shows actual crash footage and may be disturbing to some.
The St. George Police Department is using the dashcam footage in its investigation of the accident.
Side curtain airbags in the Honda deployed during the collision, Holmes said, minimizing any further injury to the passengers in the car.
The driver of the Honda was cited for failure to stop at a stop sign.
The occupants of the Honda were from out-of-town and were attending a volleyball tournament in St. George.
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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