ST. GEORGE — No one was injured following a two-vehicle collision at a busy intersection in St. George Saturday afternoon.
St. George Police responded to the crash involving a black Ford Flex SUV and a black Ford pickup truck at the intersection of 700 South and River Road at approximately 1:15 p.m.
At the time of the crash, the driver of the SUV was eastbound on 700 South preparing to turn left to go north on River Road as the driver of the Ford was westbound on 700 South, St. George Police Lt. Thad Feltner said.
“Both drivers said it was clear for them,” Feltner said. “The Flex is saying they were in the intersection when the light went red and they turned, and the driver of the Ford truck said it was yellow for them going west.”
As the drivers proceeded, a T-bone collision occurred.
No injuries were reported. All involved were wearing seatbelts, Feltner said, adding that all declined medical treatment from responding personnel from Gold Cross Ambulance.
Police obtained witness statements from both drivers and independent witnesses at the scene, but no solid conclusion could be made determining who was at fault.
“There’s conflicting information from both drivers and third-party witnesses,” Feltner said. “So, no citation will be issued because of that.”
Westbound traffic was temporarily blocked on 700 South in the area of the crash, and there was some subsequent slowdown as officers directed motorists around the scene.
Emergency personnel from St. George Fire Department also arrived to assist with the incident.
“They were really quick to clean up the scene,” Feltner said of the responding firemen.
Both vehicles sustained heavy damage and had to be towed away.
This report is based on preliminary information provided by law enforcement and may not contain the full scope of findings.
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