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  • Writer's pictureBill Raines

One person transported to hospital following traffic accident on Indiana State Road 60 East

Updated: Feb 17, 2023

MITCHELL - FEBRUARY 17, 2023 - (Correction should read Lawrenceport Road and State Road 60 East) One person was transported to IU Health Bloomington Hospital Friday afternoon following a traffic accident on Indiana State Road 60 East.

The accident reported just before 3:00 pm on Friday afternoon with emergency personnel from Marion Township Volunteer Fire Department, Huron Volunteer Fire Department, Lawrence County Sheriff's Department, and IU Lifeline Ambulance Service dispatched to the scene.

Originally an air ambulance was dispatched to the scene but was not needed; with the patient being transported to IU Health Bloomington Hospital by ground ambulance.

The driver who was the only occupant of the vehicle was traveling westbound Indiana State Road 60 towards Mitchell when the pickup went off on the southside of the roadway, and then finally landing on the north side of State Road 60 East near Lawrenceport Road.

The accident report from Lawrence County Sheriff's Department is not complete therefore complete details of the accident are unavailable.

Marion Township firefighters were on the scene of a barn fire on Fleenor Road when the accident was dispatched. Therefore, Huron Volunteer Fire Department was called to assist.

Details of the barn fire will be released in another news story.


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