SUBJECT: Accident with Injuries
RELEASE NUMBER: 2014-NR-085
CONTACT: Sergeant Jeff South
AUTHORITY: Sheriff Dave Wedding
On Monday, October 06, 2014 at approximately 1:16am, deputies were dispatched to the intersection of St. Joseph Avenue and Diamond Avenue for an accident with injuries.
On scene investigation suggests that a Dodge Durango driven by Andia Barthlow of Wadesville, Indiana was west bound on Diamond Avenue and struck a Chevrolet Lumina driven by Ellen Holding of Eldorado, Illinois that was north bound on St. Joseph Avenue.
Seat belts were worn by both drivers and a 12-year-old female passenger in the Durango. Air bags in both vehicles were deployed on impact. The west bound lanes of Diamond Avenue were closed for approximately 30 minutes while the vehicles were removed and the roadway cleaned up.
Both drivers were transported to Deaconess Hospital for non life threatening injuries. The 12-year-old was transported as well but had no apparent injuries.
Andria Barthlow, Wadesville, Indiana
Ellen Holding, Eldorado, Illinois