On Monday, April 06, 2015 at 1:14pm the Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Upper Mount Vernon Road and Tree Top Lane upon report of a vehicle crash with injuries.

Responding sheriff’s deputies located a yellow 1994 Ford Mustang wrecked against a tree and down an embankment on the side of Upper Mount Vernon Road. The driver indicated that he had been traveling too fast, left the right side of the roadway, over-corrected, crossed the center of the roadway and then exited the left side of the roadway. The vehicle struck a tree before coming to rest.

The driver was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash and the vehicle airbag was deployed. The driver was transported to the hospital by ambulance for non-life threatening injuries. Alcohol is suspected of being a factor in the crash and a blood sample will be sent to the Indiana State Department of Toxicology for analysis.

Pictured above: Crash scene at Upper Mt. Vernon Road near Tree Top Lane