One woman killed, 2 women, 2 boys critically injured in Cedar City collision between cement truck, SUV

Cedar City Police vehicle. File photo: CCPD Facebook page

CEDAR CITY, Utah, Sept. 28, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — One woman was killed and two others women were critically injured, as were two boys, in a Cedar City collision Tuesday.

According to a statement released by the agency, Cedar City Police were summoned to the scene, at the intersection of Highway 56 and Iron Springs road, after a collision between a cement truck and a white Ford Explorer, which was reported at 10:07 a.m.

All injuries were suffered by the five occupants of the Ford Explorer, the CCPD statement says:

“Law Enforcement, Fire and EMS arrived on the scene and began evaluating multiple patients with injuries. It was determined that the adult, female driver of the white Ford Explorer succumbed to her injuries and passed away on scene.

“Two other adult females inside the Ford Explorer were transported to a local area hospital in critical condition. One male juvenile passenger was also in critical condition and transported via ambulance. The final occupant of the Ford Explorer was a male juvenile. He was flown via helicopter to a local area hospital and is in critical condition. The driver of the cement truck was uninjured.”

The cause of the accident is still under investigation, the statement says.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with all of those affected by this tragic incident.”


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