Crash on US 50 in Dillsboro, Ind. early
submitted by David King
Update posted at 8:45 a.m.:
Dearborn County Sheriff's Deputy David Funch says a semi truck driver was taken by aircare to Unviersity of Cincinnati Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Around 6:30 a.m., a truck owned by Crum Trucking pulled out from Laughery Valley Ag Co-op in Dillsboro to turn eastbound onto U.S. 50.
The driver apparently did not see an oncoming westbound Wal-Mart truck which then struck the Crum truck.
The driver of the Wal-Mart truck, a man from Indianapolis, was injured. The Crum driver was not hurt according to Funch.
Emergency crews remain on the scene. Westbound traffic is able to creep by using the emergency lane.
The accident remains under investigation by the Dearborn County Sheriff's Department.
Original story posted at 6:41 a.m.:
(Dillsboro, Ind.) – Traffic on U.S. 50 in Dearborn County is being slowed after a crash involving two semi trucks.
Just before 6:30, the two trucks collided in the westbound lanes near Laughery Valley Ag Co-op in Dillsboro. One of the semis ended up in the median while the other jack-knifed in the westbound lanes.
One injury is being reported. Aircare has been called to the scene.
A driver passing by the accident scene said it appeared one of the truck cabs had “disintegrated.”
Westbound traffic is able to get by using the emergency lane for now.
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