Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

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June 18, 2014

Car-semi crash injures two

BATESVILLE —

A two-vehicle crash June 17 involving a car and a semi injured two, sending one to the hospital.

Just before 3:30 p.m., a 2005 Toyota Corolla driven by Thomas Hertel, 16, Batesville, was southbound on State Road 1 just north of York Ridge Road when for unknown reasons the vehicle went left of center and struck a northbound 2006 Peterbilt semi tractor pulling a flatbed trailer driven by Anthony Maggard, 41, Greenup, Kentucky, reports Indiana State Police Trooper Cameron McCreary. 

Hertel suffered facial injuries and possible broken bones and was air-lifted to University of Cincinnati Medical Center. Maggard complained of shoulder pain but refused treatment at the scene. 

The crash remains under investigation. 

Also assisting at the scene were ISP Sgt. Matt Burkhardt, ISP Motor Carrier Inspector Bob Burkhead, Indiana State Excise Police Officer Thomas Tulley, Dearborn County Sheriff's Department, Lawrenceburg EMS and Greendale and Miller-York fire departments.

 

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