ST. GEORGE – The motorcycle rider involved in Saturday evening’s collision on Bluff Street died due to injuries sustained in the accident.
Saturday, around 7:39 p.m., the motorcyclist was traveling northbound on Bluff Street at approximately 200 North when he collided with a passenger car that was traveling southbound. The passenger car had made a left-turn into Hurst Ace Hardware store parking lot, St. George Police Sgt. Sam Despain said. The motorcycle rider was transported to Dixie Regional Medical Center where he ultimately succumbed to his injuries.
The motorcyclist, an 85-year-old man, was wearing a helmet, Despain confirmed. The victim’s name is not being released pending the notification of next of kin and due to the ongoing investigation. The driver of the passenger car was cited for failure to yield.
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