ST. GEORGE – A two-vehicle collision at the intersection of 700 South and River Road in St. George Tuesday morning resulted in minor injuries and a citation for failure to yield.
Around 6:55 a.m., a 16-year-old boy was traveling north on River Road and attempting to make a left turn onto 700 South, St. George Police Sgt. Craig Harding. However, the boy didn’t notice that the green arrow he had changed to a yellow light and then went away.
As the boy was turning, a man traveling south in a truck on River Road smashed into the 16-year-old’s truck.
Minor injuries were reported by two men in the southbound truck.
“There’s some bumps and bruises,” Harding said, “and there’s going to be a couple people who go over and just get checked out (at the hospital).”
Both trucks were rendered inoperable and had to be towed from the scene.
The 16-year-old boy was issued a citation for failure to yield on a left turn.
St. George Police, St. George Fire and Gold Cross Ambulance responded to the collision.
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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