Call Today for a Free Consultation

Several Injured in 5-Vehicle Terre Haute Crash

Jun 28, 2011 | Auto Accident

Share

June 28, 2011

Police in Terre Haute, Indiana, are still looking for the driver of a white van with Ohio plates who fled from the scene of a five-car pileup on Interstate 70 on Saturday evening.

The accident, which occurred in a construction zone at 5:47 p.m., resulted in a trip to the hospital for one driver and minor injuries for several others.

Indiana State Police say the accident began in the eastbound lanes of I-70 when a Luxury Line Charter Tours Inc. bus failed to slow done in a construction zone and rear-ended a tractor trailer driven by a 64-year-old man from Paris, Texas. The bus, which was driven by a 53-year-old man from Troy, Michigan, was carrying nine passengers at the time. The tractor-trailer then rear-ended another tractor-trailer driven by a 43-year-old man from Carthage, Missouri.

The tour bus driver was hospitalized with leg injuries and several bus passengers complained of minor injuries but refused treatment.

Also involved in the crash was a Ford Escape driven by a 47-year-old Willow Hill, Illinois, man. The Escape was struck from behind and pushed into the rear of the tour bus by a full-sized white passenger van, described as a GMC or Chevrolet and driven by a white male.

Police are still looking for the van and its driver, who fled the scene headed east.

Read more.

Why do you think accidents are so common in construction zones? What can be done to minimize them?

If someone you know has been involved in an Indiana auto accident, the Indiana auto accident lawyers at Stewart & Stewart Attorneys can help.

Latest Resources

Trust the Experts

Who Gets to Pick Your Doctor After an Indiana Workplace Injury?

After a workplace injury, your employer and their insurance company will choose what doctor you...

4 Tricks Insurance Adjusters Use to Reduce Your Claim

Insurance adjusters have one job: close out your claim quickly and for as little money as...

Can You Appeal a Denied Insurance Injury Claim In Indiana?

If you’ve never filed an injury insurance claim in Indiana before, you likely think it will be...

Free Initial Consultation

Get Stewart Today

If you have been involved in an Indiana personal injury accident, contact us at Stewart & Stewart Attorneys. Our Indiana personal injury lawyers represent victims throughout the state, including Carmel and Anderson. We have also successfully advocated for clients throughout the area, including Fort Wayne, Gary, Indianapolis, South Bend. Complete a free online consultation form or call us at (800) 33-33-LAW!

Stewart & Stewart Attorneys have the knowledge and experience to defend your rights in the following areas of Indiana injury law: auto accident, brain injury, drug injury, defective product, fire and burn injury, insurance dispute, medical malpractice, motorcycle accident, nursing home abuse, slip and fall, Social Security Disability, truck accident, veterans disability, workers’ compensation, wrongful death, and wrongful termination.