DATE: Monday, March 22, 2021
SUBJECT: Early Morning Vehicle Crash Sends Three to Hospital
RELEASE NUMBER: 2021-NR-013
CONTACT: Sheriff Dave Wedding
AUTHORITY: Sheriff Dave Wedding
On 3/22/21, at approximately 0552 hundred hours, deputies, along with McCutchanville and Scott Township Fire, were dispatched to a three vehicle accident at N US 41 and Mount Pleasant Road. Upon arrival deputies found an unconscious female in the passenger seat of a silver Cadillac DTS.
A witness stated that the Cadillac was eastbound on Mount Pleasant Road, when it ran a red light at US 41. A 2008 silver Equinox was northbound on US 41 and collided with the Cadillac. The Cadillac then collided with a 2017 blue Equinox, which was in the westbound lane of Mount Pleasant waiting for the signal to change.
The driver of the Cadillac was taken by Scott Township Fire to Deaconess Hospital for non-life threatening injuries. The passenger, who was still unconscious, was also taken to Deaconess by AMR. The drivers of the blue and silver Equinox’s were not injured and did not require any further medical assistance on scene.
Due to the injury of the passenger in the Cadillac, all three drivers submitted to a blood draw, per Indiana IC 9-30-7, involving a Serious Bodily Injury Accident.