One dead, one hospitalized in Cedar City crash
Aug 12, 2023, 9:38 AM | Updated: 2:46 pm
CEDAR CITY, Utah – One person is dead and another is in critical condition after a crash in Cedar City Friday night.
According to police, the driver of a pickup truck failed the right of way as he was headed north on Highway 130 from 2900 North around 9:30 p.m.
A motorcyclist then collided with the truck driver’s door, with the truck continuing to travel north after impact, hitting the gutter of the east side of HWY 130 and eventually crashing into the vacuums at the Tagg and Go car wash.
EMS provided life-saving techniques to the driver of the motorcycle before he was transported in critical condition via Life Flight. The victim is a 77-year-old male from Washington City, Utah. His identity will not be released until his family is notified.
The killed driver of the truck was a 27-year-old man from Enoch, Utah. Lifesaving measures were applied to the victim in the truck, but he died from his injuries.