News short: Collision blocks off part of 100 South

 

ST. GEORGE – A part of 100 South between 300 West and 400 West was temporarily blocked off Thursday afternoon due to a vehicle collision involving a motorcycle.

The driver of passenger car allegedly caused a collision on 100 South near 400 West after pulling out in front of an oncoming motorcycle. The driver was unharmed and the motorcyclist sustained minor injuries, St. George, Utah, March 3, 2016 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News
The driver of a passenger car allegedly caused a collision on 100 South near 400 West after pulling out in front of an oncoming motorcycle. The driver was unharmed and the motorcyclist sustained minor injuries, St. George, Utah, March 3, 2016 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News

The accident occurred about 1:30 p.m. when a Gold Mazda passenger car allegedly pulled out in front of a motorcycle that was westbound on 100 South, St. George Police Sgt. Sam Despain said.

The motorcycle rider received minor injuries in the incident and did not require transportation the hospital by ambulance. The motorcycle was towed from the scene.

The Mazda driver initially left the scene but was located soon after by police and cited with failure to yield.

Travel on 100 South in the area of the accident was reduced to the westbound lane as responders dealt with the scene.

This report is based on preliminary information provided by emergency responders and may not contain the full scope of findings.

Email: mkessler@stgnews.com

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