ST. GEORGE – Early Tuesday afternoon a southbound, black pickup truck crossed opposing lanes and crashed into a tree on Dixie Drive.
The driver, in his late 20s, was alone with no passengers.
Officials on scene said the driver had serious leg injuries as a result of the collision, and was unconscious when police arrived. Medical responders were able to stabilize the driver, and then transport him to the hospital.
Although there is no evidence of the driver attempting to brake, factors such as speed, impairment, and other distractions are still under investigation.
“They’ve got to be paying attention,” Sgt. Craig Harding said. “Drivers can avoid hazards coming their way if they would pay attention. You’ve got to be paying attention to this kind of stuff.”
Any possible citation is pending further investigation.
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