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  • Driver sent to hospital after car goes off 20-foot embankment in St. George

    ST. GEORGE — A woman was transported to the hospital after her car went off a 20-foot embankment and rolled Saturday afternoon. The St. George News reports. At 2:30 p.m. officers and emergency personnel were dispatched to the single-vehicle crash on 2800 South just east of River Road involving a white Nissan passenger car. Responders arrived to find the car approximately 100 feet from the roadway on an embankment situated between two homes, St. George Police Officer Joe Deim said. A […]

  • House fire burns through home near Desert Hills High in St. George

    ST. GEORGE — A homeowner who suffered burns and smoke inhalation was transported to the hospital Friday after a fire broke out in the garage of a two-story home near Desert Hills High School, St. George News reports. Shortly after 1 p.m. firefighters and emergency personnel responded to a structure fire in the 3500 block of S. Price Hills Drive involving a two-story home where the large garage was on fire. “When we were dispatched, we were told there was […]

  • 4 teens involved in rollover on steep road near airport; 1 sent to hospital

    ST. GEORGE — An SUV with four teenage occupants rolled after the driver reportedly took a curve too fast, leaving one youth injured Saturday evening. The St. George News reports. Shortly before 7 p.m. officers and emergency personnel were dispatched to a rollover reported on Airport Road to the west of St. George Regional Airport near Copper Cliffs Drive involving a blue Subaru hatchback, St. George Police Officer Travis Fincher said. One of the teen occupants was transported to Dixie Regional […]

  • Multi-agency rescue operation in Bryce Canyon saves hiker lost for 4 days

    ST. GEORGE — A man was found injured and extremely dehydrated in Bryce Canyon Friday after a call from a worried family member prompted an extensive search effort on his behalf. The St. George News reports. At 11 a.m. Thursday, the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office received a call from the family member of a 39-year-old man who had left his home in Jerome, Idaho, to hike through Bryce Canyon National Park, according to information posted on the agency’s Facebook page. The […]

  • 3 cubs rescued after mother bear killed by car in Arizona

    ST. GEORGE — Three bear cubs were rescued Monday after a car struck and killed their mother on a busy Arizona roadway. The St. George News reports. At 4:15 a.m. emergency personnel in Arizona responded to a single-vehicle crash on state Route 77 in Dudleyville, a town in Pinal County about 60 miles north of Tucson, involving a vehicle that struck a bear. Troopers arrived to find the driver of the vehicle uninjured in the collision, but the bear was […]

  • Search and rescue crews respond after 3 inner tube riders fall into Virgin River

    MOHAVE COUNTY, Ariz. — Three people were safely rescued after being swept down the river in the Virgin River Gorge in Arizona Saturday afternoon. The St. George News reports. At approximately 3:30 p.m., emergency personnel from Beaver Dam/Littlefield Fire District were dispatched for a search and rescue on the Virgin River near mile marker 16 on Interstate 15. “Witnesses stated two adults and one juvenile were riding on inner tubes down the river when they were knocked off their equipment and […]

  • Report of stolen toy-hauler in Dixie Downs area triggers extensive manhunt

    ST. GEORGE — Police say the discovery of a trailer packed with packed with stolen snowmobiles and a motorcycle sparked an extensive search for three suspects that lasted well into the early morning hours Saturday. The St. George News reports. At 4:30 p.m. Friday a man called 911 to report that a snowmobile and utility trailer his family had reported stolen six weeks prior was observed in the Dixie Downs area of St. George being pulled behind a Dodge pickup […]

  • Man flown to hospital after being crushed under vehicle in Littlefield

    ST. GEORGE — A man was flown to Dixie Regional Medical Center in critical condition after being crushed by a vehicle he was working on in Littlefield, Arizona, Saturday afternoon. The St. George News reports. At 1 p.m. emergency personnel responded on report of a traumatic accident on Grand Canyon Road in Littlefield involving a man in his 30s who was injured when the vehicle he was working on fell on top of him, Beaver Dam/Littlefield Fire District firefighter and […]

  • UDOT seeking public input on SR-9 improvements near Hurricane

    ST. GEORGE, Utah — A part of state Route 9 between Interstate 15 and where the Southern Parkway will connect is being studied by state road planners, who said they are seeking public input as part of the process, St. George News reports. The Utah Department of Transportation is preparing a study focused on the 6.5 mile stretch of SR-9 between I-15 and general area of 2800 West (near the current location of Zion Helicopters) as a part of long-term planning for […]

  • Falls in Snow Canyon, Red Mountain prompt rescues involving long treks on foot and ATV

    ST. GEORGE — Two recent rescues in popular hiking destinations in Washington County may be the precursor to a potentially busy season for search and rescue teams as temperatures begin to rise. The St. George News reports. At 10:45 a.m. Saturday, emergency personnel were dispatched to the Red Mountain trail area off state Route 18 near Dammeron Valley on a reported fall involving a hiker who suffered a facial injury, Washington County Sheriff’s Sgt. Darrell Cashin said. Washington County Sheriff’s […]

  • Police: After leaving liquor store, driver suspected of DUI hits pedestrian, drives away

    ST. GEORGE — A man walking on the sidewalk was seriously injured after police say a driver suspected of DUI hit him and left the scene near the St. George liquor store Saturday. The St. George News reports. The driver, 37-year-old Trevor Andreasen Royce, was later arrested after police tracked him down at a hotel. He was charged with felony counts of DUI and leaving the scene of an accident with serious injuries. Police responded to the initial incident reported as […]

  • Man jailed after threatening Fillmore resident with ax, police say

    ST. GEORGE — A Millard County man is in jail after he allegedly threatened a resident with an ax and then led police on a series of pursuits early Friday morning. The St. George News reports. Just before 4 a.m. Millard County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call on Scenic Highway in Fillmore involving a man who was found outside of a residence holding a long-handled ax, according to a press release issued by the Millard County Sheriff’s Office. The […]

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