By Mike Perleberg
Update posted Monday, October 7 at 8:17 a.m.:
Indiana State Police released further information on a crash that occurred Friday, October 4. The accident at the intersection of State Roads 129 and 48 involved three vehicles and sent two people to the hospital.
Troopers said approximately 6:47 a.m. a 2003 Dodge passenger car driven by Karen Demaree, 40, of Osgood was northbound on SR 129 and was slowing and preparing to turn left to go west on SR 48 when she was struck in the rear end by a northbound 2001 Oldsmobile Alero driven by Anthony Brinkman, 40, of Milan.
The impact forced the Dodge into the southbound lane where it was struck head on by a 2008 Toyota Prius driven by Ralph O’Neal, 41, of Osgood.
Brinkman, who was not wearing his seat belt at the time of the crash, was transported to Margaret Mary Hospital in Batesville with a head laceration and complaint of back and neck pain.
O’Neal was also transported to Margaret Mary Hospital with complaint of pain in his shoulder.
Demaree was also complaining of being sore following the crash but was not transported to the hospital.
State troopers were assisted at the scene by Ripley County Sheriff’s deputies and Batesville Fire and EMS. The crash remains under investigation.
Update posted Friday, October 4 at 8:15 a.m.:
The intersection of State Road 129 and State Road 48 has reopened to traffic, according to Indiana State Police at the Versailles Post.
Information on a cause of the crash and the names of the people involved, as well as their injuries, have not been released.
Original story posted Friday, October 4 at 7:18 a.m.:
(Delaware, Ind.) – An accident involving at least two vehicles has closed the intersection of State Roads 129 and 48 Friday morning.
The accident happened a little before 7:00 a.m. One witness reported seeing two vehicles in the road and possibly a third vehicle involved in a field off the road.
Dispatchers said that at least two injuries were reported.
Stay tuned to Eagle 99.3 for more information on the traffic situation and crash as it becomes available.