SUV and journey trailer destroyed in I-15 rollover in Cedar Metropolis – St George Information

Scene of a rollover involving an SUV and a big journey trailer close to Interstate 15 Exit 59, Cedar Metropolis, Utah, Aug. 1, 2020 | Picture courtesy of All Methods Towing, St. George Information / Cedar Metropolis Information

CEDAR CITY — An SUV pulling a fifth-wheel leisure journey trailer rolled on Interstate 15 because it was passing by means of Cedar Metropolis Saturday afternoon.

Aftermath of a rollover involving an SUV and a big journey trailer close to Interstate 15 Exit 59, Cedar Metropolis, Utah, Aug. 1, 2020 | Picture by Jeff Richards, St. George Information / Cedar Metropolis Information

Utah Freeway Patrol Sgt. Ryan Bauer stated the SUV, a Chevrolet Tahoe, was heading northbound on I-15 simply earlier than Exit 59 when the incident occurred shortly after 3:30 p.m.

Bauer stated the trailer began to fishtail forwards and backwards because it was being pulled by the Tahoe.

“They lost control and went off the road,” Bauer stated.

The Tahoe got here to relaxation on its roof off to the aspect of the correct shoulder of the highway, with the badly broken trailer additionally the other way up, the residing compartment construction being fully ripped free from its body and torn to items.

“These trailers don’t hold up well when they roll over,” Bauer stated, including that the Tahoe was additionally totaled within the crash.

Regardless of the intensive injury to the SUV and trailer, its occupants walked away with none accidents, Bauer stated. A minimum of two canine that have been additionally reportedly contained in the SUV have been additionally unhurt.

No citations have been issued, Bauer stated.

Cedar Metropolis Fireplace Division personnel additionally responded to the scene and helped with cleanup, as did employees from an area tow truck firm.

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