Mr. Morris was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash and sustained injuries to his head. Mr. Morris was transported to Deaconess Hospital via ambulance. Mr. Morris’ 16-year-old son was a passenger in the vehicle and was wearing his seatbelt. Mr. Morris’ son was not injured.
The vehicle sustained heavy damage as a result of the crash. Due to poor weather conditions at the time, the vehicle was removed from the ditch the next day.
The crash remains under investigation as alcohol was found to be a factor in the crash.
Driver: Stephen Anthony Morris, 51, of Evansville
Pictured above: Crash scene at near Meskar Park Drive and W. Diamond Avenue this morning.
Pictured above: Location of crash marked with red circle. (Image courtesy of Google Maps)