KIA Turns in Front of Highlander, Causes Crash — Dixie Drive, St. George

St. George Utah, UTAH (JULY 19, 2018) – Dixie Drive, St. George. Authorities reported a Kia did not yield while turning, causing crash.

Thursday, on Dixie Downs road a crash occurred between a Kia Sportage and a Toyota Highlander. The Kia turned out onto Dixie downs in front of the Toyota Highlander, causing a crash.

Both occupants of the vehicles were injured and transported to Dixie Regional Medical Center.

The driver of the Kia Sportage may be cited for failure to yield.

According the Utah 2016 crash summary a motor vehicle crash occurred every 8 minutes. The leading cause for these accidents is speeding. It is important to remain alert, obey traffic laws, and drive a safe distance behind another.

It is terribly unfortunate to be injured by another in a car crash, especially, when the injured person was not at fault. From the information provided, the injured individuals may have claims to make against those that hit them. The occupant of the Toyota Highlander that was injured, has every right to seek reparations for the damage and injuries caused by the Kia driver.  According to Utah law the injured occupants may have a right to make a claim against the driver of the Kia or their insurance for their injuries, vehicle damage, the loss of loved ones and loss of enjoyment of life.