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Pair of St. George crashes send three people to the hospital

Sep 17, 2021, 5:30 PM | Updated: Dec 29, 2022, 12:07 pm

ST. GEORGE, Utah — A pair of crashes Thursday evening in St. George sent three people, including two children, to the hospital.

Truck vs. children collision

Thursday evening around 6 p.m., emergency personnel were called to a incident involving a GMC truck and two children at the intersection 2880 East and 3110  South. 

The two children, ages 10 and 6, were riding  an electric stand-up scooter. The children were traveling on the south side of 3110 East and proceeded to enter the intersection at 2880 East. The scooter was struck by the front bumper on the passenger side. 

The 10-year-old suffered minor injuries and was listed in stable condition at an area hospital. The 6-year-old was transported by LifeFlight to another hospital, but is also listed in stable condition.

The driver of the GMC truck is cooperating with authorities in the investigation of the crash.

Car vs Motorcycle

At around 8 p.m., Thursday evening, St. George first responders were called to 200 North and Bluff Street for a two-vehicle accident.  

According to St. George police, the motorcycle was traveling northbound on Bluff Street when a car attempted to make a left turn in front of it. The motorcycle hit the rear passenger side of the car. The motorcyclist, a 20-year-old man, suffered injuries to the lower part of his body. 

The driver of the car, 28-year-old female, was not injured in the accident. She has been cooperative with authorities. 

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