Teen Injured in Accident at 7th Ave and US 41 in Terre Haute, IN

January 19, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

1431 N 3rd St, Terre Haute, IN 47807, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Vigo County Police
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car, Semi-Truck
7th Ave and US 41
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Box truck collided with a passenger vehicle

What Happened

Area authorities have information on a crash that injured a teen at 7th Ave and US 41 in Terre Haute, IN on January 19th, 2023. Police say the incident happened round 6:39 p.m. According to investigators, a box truck is believed to have failed to yield to a passenger vehicle at the intersection. The two vehicles collided, trapping the 16-year-old driver of the passenger vehicle. After freeing the teen, she was taken to an area hospital by officials for treatment of serious injuries. The other driver was not injured and arrested on a potential charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

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