ST. GEORGE – A man in his early 50s was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries Monday after being struck by a vehicle while crossing Valley View Drive near 540 North in St. George.
Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene just after 5 p.m. where it was reported that a man was lying unconscious in the middle of Valley View Drive after being hit by a vehicle, St. George Police Sgt. Spencer Holmes said.
The driver blocked the intersection with their vehicle to protect the man from further injury. The driver and other witnesses also rushed to help the man, Holmes said.
Emergency personnel responded to the scene within minutes, Holmes said. Due to the life-threatening injuries sustained, the man was rushed to Dixie Regional Medical Center in St. George in serious condition.
Detectives and investigators responded to the scene to begin accident reconstruction to determine the cause of the vehicle-versus-pedestrian collision. As this report is published, the incident is still under investigation.
St. George Police Department, St. George Fire Department, and Gold Cross Ambulance tended 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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