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Mother, baby survive rollover accident down Utah highway embankment

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Posted at 11:12 AM, Sep 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-02 14:38:43-04

CEDAR CITY, Utah — A mother and her baby survived after being involved in a rollover accident off State Route 20 near Cedar City on Thursday.

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The Utah Highway Patrol says the woman took a turn too fast on the highway and rolled 200 feet down a steep embankment, the St. George News reports.

Both the mother and her 1-year-old son were wearing seat belts at the time of the accident, which likely led to their survival.

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After the accident, the woman was able to call for help. The mother and child were rescued and brought back to the road, while a truck hauled the SUV up the hill.