News From Terre Haute, Indiana

October 4, 2013

Early-morning accident injured two south of city


The Tribune-Star

TERRE HAUTE — Two people were injured in a two-vehicle accident at Springhill Drive and Canal Road early Thursday morning.

An off-duty Terre Haute Police officer witnessed the 5:25 a.m. accident as he traveled northbound on McDaniel Road. The officer reported that a green Dodge minivan collided with a Mazda pickup truck at the intersection. Airbags deployed in both vehicles, causing cuts and scrapes on the driver of the minivan, James M. Cramer of Terre Haute. A front seat passenger in the minivan, Melissa S. Aldrich of Terre Haute, complained of leg and abdominal pain.

The driver of the pickup truck, Madeline S. Cummins of Cory, complained of chest pains.

Both Cummins and Aldrich were transported to Union Hospital for treatment.

All occupants of the vehicles were wearing seatbelts. No citations were issued.