Police: Driver failing to yield causes head-on collision on Bluff Street

A Ford sedan is damaged after a head-on crash on Bluff Street, St. George, Utah, Sept. 16, 2018 | Photo by Spencer Ricks, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Two cars collided head-on Sunday after a driver failed to yield while turning left from Bluff Street.

A Toyota Prius is damaged after a head-on crash on Bluff Street, St. George, Utah, Sept. 16, 2018 | Photo by Spencer Ricks, St. George News

A woman driving a Toyota Prius was in the middle turn lane on Bluff Street and was attempting to turn left onto 950 S when she failed to yield to oncoming traffic, St. George Police officer Mike Christensen said. The Prius slammed into the front of a southbound Ford sedan, causing heavy damage to both cars.

A Gold Cross ambulance arrived at the scene to examine the drivers of both vehicles, but nobody was injured as a result of the crash. The driver of the Prius was cited for failure to yield as both cars were towed away from the scene.

The St. George Fire Department also responded to the scene.

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

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