Complete Indiana accident reports and news.

Date: 
Friday, August 15, 2014
State: 
Indiana

A Chicago woman was killed and three other people were injured when a semi truck ran over a car in northwest Indiana Friday night, the Post-Tribune is reporting.

Date: 
Saturday, August 9, 2014
State: 
Indiana

Two people are dead and a third hospitalized after a car crash in Indianapolis Saturday night. The victims were identified Sunday as David Foster, 50, of Indianapolis and Whitney Foster, 28 of Fortville. Twenty-two-year-old Paige Byers of Noblesville has been arrested and preliminarily charged with two counts of Operating a Vehicle while Intoxicated causing death and one count of Operating a Vehicle with Intoxicated causing Serious Bodily Injury.

Date: 
Saturday, August 9, 2014
State: 
Indiana

Police are investigating a fatal crash that killed two people and injured one Saturday night on Fall Creek Road near the Geist Reservoir.

A black Cadillac SUV and a blue Ford Explorer crashed head-on at Fall Creek Road and Sand Key Lane, police said. The driver and backseat passenger of the Ford Explorer were pronounced dead on the scene by EMS.

Date: 
Saturday, August 9, 2014
State: 
Indiana

A motorcycle passenger who was killed in an accident Saturday morning on Indianapolis' Southeastside has been identified.

Teresa Wilson, 59, Indianapolis, was killed in crash around 10:50 a.m. at the intersection of Southeastern Avenue and Acton Road, said Officer Rafael Diaz, a spokesman for the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.

Date: 
Friday, August 8, 2014
City: 
Gary, IN
State: 
Indiana

Two people were killed in a Friday morning crash between a car and a freight train in northwest Indiana.

The deceased were identified by the Lake County (Indiana) Coroner's Office as William McCurry, 32, of Chicago and Renee McKenzie, 29, of Gary, Indiana. They died at the scene of blunt force trauma, according to a statement from the coroner.

Their vehicle was struck by an eastbound CSX intermodal train at about 5:45 a.m. at South Lake Street and Miller Avenue in Gary.

Date: 
Monday, July 28, 2014
State: 
Indiana

Fort Wayne area authorities have identified a speeding motorcyclist who died in a fiery crash with a pickup truck while doing a wheelie.

The Allen County Coroner's Office said Wednesday that Christopher Burcham of Fort Wayne died Tuesday from blunt force trauma. The 21-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the truck was turning left into Burcham's path when the motorcycle struck the truck's fuel tank and ignited it. The motorcycle broke into several pieces upon impact and the truck was destroyed. Burcham wasn't wearing a helmet.

Date: 
Friday, July 25, 2014
State: 
Indiana

A Clarksville woman has been identified as the victim of a deadly moped accident Saturday night in Jeffersonville.

According to Detective Todd Hollis with the Jeffersonville Police Department, Jessica Hartsfield, 22, was hit head-on by a truck while trying to turn left from Middle Road onto Allison Lane. Officers are interviewing witnesses to determine who had the right-of-way at the traffic light.

Hartsfield was rushed to University of Louisville Hospital where she died. No one in the truck was injured.

Date: 
Friday, July 25, 2014
State: 
Indiana

A Clarksville woman has been identified as the victim of a deadly moped accident Saturday night in Jeffersonville.

According to Detective Todd Hollis with the Jeffersonville Police Department, Jessica Cullen, 22, was hit head-on by a truck while trying to turn left from Middle Road onto Allison Lane. Officers are interviewing witnesses to determine who had the right-of-way at the traffic light.

Cullen was rushed to University of Louisville Hospital where she died. No one in the truck was injured.

Hollis said if Cullen was wearing a helmet, it hasn't been found.

Date: 
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
State: 
Indiana

The Jennings County Sheriff's Office says a woman was pronounced dead after she was pulled from a submerged SUV just before 1 p.m. Wednesday.

According to a press release, 54-year-old Debra Shelton was driving her Ford Explorer on State Road 7 as she slowed for a turning vehicle. Sherriff's deputies say she was struck from behind by another SUV.

25-year-old April Sidwell was in her vehicle with her four children when her vehicle collided with Shelton's Explorer, sending it into the pond.

Date: 
Monday, July 21, 2014
State: 
Indiana

COLUMBUS, Ind. -

An 18-year-old woman from Columbus was killed in a crash just before noon Tuesday.

It happened on Deaver Rd. between County Roads 50 W and 150 W.

Columbus Police and Fire crews found a 2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue that struck a utility pole on the south side of the road. The driver, 18-year-old Taylor Compton, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Firefighters used extrication equipment to free Compton from the car.

Investigators believe Compton was driving eastbound on Deaver Road when her car left the roadway.

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