SUBJECT: Pedestrian Crash Leaves Unidentified Victim
RELEASE NUMBER: 2015-NR-009
CONTACT: Lt. Noah Robinson
AUTHORITY: Sheriff Dave Wedding
The Sheriff’s Office is investigating a serious bodily injury crash that occurred during the early morning hours of Wednesday, February 11, 2015. At approximately 3:00 AM the Sheriff’s Office responded to the 4400-block of Upper Mount Vernon Road upon report of a pedestrian being struck by a motor vehicle.
The pedestrian was severely injured and is currently undergoing treatment at Deaconess Hospital. The pedestrian has yet to regain consciousness and has not been identified. The pedestrian is described as white male, 30 to 50 years of age, heavyset, with “salt and pepper” hair. The pedestrian is also described as having a pre-existing “left arm deformity”. The pedestrian was wearing only athletic shorts at the time of the crash. Anyone with information regarding the identity of the pedestrian is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 812-421-6339.
The driver of the involved motor vehicle is being questioned by the Sheriff’s Office and the crash remains under investigation. More details will be released in a subsequent media release.
Pictured above: Approximate location of crash (image courtesy of Google Maps)