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  • Writer's pictureBill Raines

Bedford resident among four injured in a head-on collision on Indiana State Road 60 Monday night

PEKIN - AUGUST 1, 2023 - On July 31, 2023, at approximately 9:49 pm, law enforcement officers and emergency personnel responded to East State Road 60 between Motsinger Road and Sullivan Lane, in response to a two—vehicle head on collision with both vehicles on fire.

Photo: All photos provided by Washington County Sheriff Brent Miller

It was determined through the investigation and witness statements that Brandee Henson, age 27 of Salem was traveling westbound towards Salem with her two juvenile children, in a 2008 Dodge Avenger. Henson stated she swerved while driving due to checking on the children in the back seat and collided head on with Josey Moore-Hicks, age 23 of Bedford, Indiana, who was traveling eastbound in a 2016 Jeep Wrangler. After the collision, both vehicles burst into flames.

Photo: Firey two car head-on crash on Indiana State Road 60 East near Pekin Monday night

The occupants of both vehicles were assisted out of the vehicles by citizens, who live nearby the crash location. The two children were flown to Norton Children’s Hospital. Henson was flown to University of Louisville Hospital, while Moore-Hicks was transported by ambulance to Salem St. Vincent Hospital. Troopers with the Indiana State Police were called to the scene to assist with the investigation and reconstruct the crash.

Departments Involved: Washington County Sheriffs Department, Salem Police Department, Indiana State Police, Pierce/Polk Volunteer Fire Department, Salem Fire Department and the Washington County EMS.


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