The accident involved a silver Chevrolet Monte Carlo driven by Nathan Hill, 36 of St. George and a white 1992 GMC Yukon. A witness said that the Monte Carlo was westbound on Sunset Boulevard traveling over the speed limit and proceeded through the intersection on a red light striking the GMC Yukon. The Yukon rolled ejecting the driver onto Sunset Boulevard. The Monte Carlo then proceeded to strike the traffic control pole located in the northwest corner of the intersection where the GMC Yukon then struck the Monte Carlo.
Another witness and EMT, arrived at the scene of the accident shortly after it happened and rendered aid to the driver who was ejected and laying in the road. The witness said the driver of the Monte Carlo, exited his vehicle and walk away from the accident. When the first police officer arrived on the scene, he located and detained Hill in the parking lot of Home Depot.
Hill was arrested as a result of an injury accident and after a medical release, he was booked into the Washington County Correctional facility charged with Driving Under the Influence, Alcohol-restricted Driver, Negligent Collisionand Leaving the Scene of an Injury Accident.
The St. George Police Accident Reconstruction Team was assigned the case as a result of the injuries sustain in the accident. The driver who was ejected was transported to Dixie Regional Medical center and later life flighted to Salt Lake with multiple fractures in his neck.