Complete Owen County, IN accident reports and news.
Accidents in Owen County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year
In Owen County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.
When an accident happens in Owen County, it is important to do the following immediately:
- Remain at the crash scene;
- Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
- Call the police;
- Exchange information with other drivers;
- Get contact information from witnesses;
- Inform your insurance company;
- Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
- Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
- Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.
An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.
After a Owen County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.
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Accident Reports by city
Most recent accident reports
Scott Wilding, 46, killed, and Shawn Toon, 31, injured in car wreck at State Road 46 and U.S. Highway 231 in Spencer, Indiana
Jamie L. Luthe, 28, dead and her two children Lucas Luthe, 6, and Ethan Luthe, 4, injured after a fiery rollover crash on US 231 in Owen County, Indiana
Glenn Strunk, 55, seriously injured after his scooter crashes into a concrete ditch on U.S. 231 near Spencer, Indiana
One man was killed in a multi-car crash in Owen County Monday night that closed State Road 46 for three hours.
Owen County Sheriff’s Office officials said 60-year-old Gary Staggs died after side-swiping a vehicle traveling toward his car. He then hit two other vehicles.