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  • Writer's pictureBill Raines

TWO AIRLIFTED TO HOSPITALS FOLLOWING SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT ON U.S. 50 EAST SATURDAY AFTERNOON

BEDFORD - DECEMBER 3, 2022 - Two people were airlifted following a single vehicle traffic accident on U.S. 50 East near Stove Road Saturday afternoon.



The call reporting the accident came in around 4:10 p.m.


Reports that the vehicle rolled several times before coming to a rest. The passenger vehicle was traveling westbound on U.S. 50 East at this time there is no details on why the vehicle left the roadway.


A mailbox was struck during the crash.


Emergency personnel at the scene requested two air ambulances to transport the accident victims from a landing zone at Shaswisck Elementary school to trauma centers in Indianapolis and Louisville.



Stat-Flight air ambulance transported one of the victims to an Indianapolis Hospital and the second air ambulance transporting the second to a Louisville hospital.


Bedford Fire Department, Shawswick Volunteer Fire Department, IU Lifeline responded with two ambulances, Lawrence County Sheriff's Department and Mikels Towing responded to the accident scene.


Lawrence County Sheriff's Department continues to investigate the accident.


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