Two injured, one life-flighted after crash

Photos by Hope Davis

At approximately 10:05 a.m. last Thursday, October 22, Indiana State Police, Dubois County Sheriff’s Department and the Ferdinand Police Department responded to a vehicle crash in Ferdinand. The crash occurred on State Road 162 just north of Interstate 64. At the time of the crash, 45-year-old Derrick Carter of Louisville, KY, was operating a 2014 Isuzu box truck northbound on State Road 162. The vehicle then traveled off the west side of the roadway. 

Carter was flown to St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville for treatment of his injuries. Juanito Lyons, 42, also of Louisville, was a passenger in the vehicle. Lyons was transported by ambulance to Jasper Memorial Hospital for treatment of his injuries.

The accident is still under investigation by the Indiana State Police.

Ferdinand EMS and Fire Department and Huntingburg EMS also assisted at the scene. 

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