PROVO — Four people were injured Monday afternoon when a driver turned in front of another car in Provo Canyon.
At about 12:45 p.m. a Chevrolet Suburban traveling south on U.S. 189 attempted to make a U-turn and turned in front of a Nissan Versa that was also traveling south, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. The driver of the Nissan attempted turning to avoid a collision but struck the left side of the Suburban.Comment on this story
The three women in the Suburban were not injured but all four occupants of the Nissan were transported to a hospital, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. The driver, 44-year-old Ruth Peterson of Springville, sustained a broken back and the front passenger, an 18-year-old whose identity has not been released, received back and rib injuries.
The other two occupants of the Nissan, a 16-year-old boy and a 12-year-old boy, received injuries to leg, side and head.
The driver of the Suburban, 19-year-old Erin Lambert of Kingman, Ariz, was cited in the incident.