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“Amazing” Nobody Injured In Car vs. Semi Crash

Posted On March 07, 2014

By Mike Perleberg

(Greendale, Ind.) – Greendale Police officers say they were amazed that all individuals involved in a head-on crash walked away uninjured.

The preliminary investigation shows that a passenger vehicle may have crossed the center-line on State Road 1 near Glenn Woods Drive and struk a semi head-on at about 5:20 p.m. Friday.

Though both vehicles were mangled, nobody was injured in the accident, officers said. Aircare had been placed on standby as the accident was first reported.

Both vehicles had to be towed from the scene. State Road 1 was closed for about an hour following the accident, leading to long delays on the highway during the busy Friday evening commute.

The crash remains under investigation by Greendale Police.


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6 comments
Sharon1944
Sharon1944

We avoid that highway exactly for this reason...too many big trucks.  Although, I too thought they were banned from using St. Rd. 1.

MandyNTerryTurner
MandyNTerryTurner

Wow I drive that road every weekend they need to ban those semis off that road because they want to cut a few miles or avoid the weigh stations

scayton
scayton

I drive it its not to avoid weigh station its to save time. We are on such a time line to get your stuff delivered on time that we need to take short cuts. And that car crossed the center line and hit the truck. So let ban cars from using rt1. More cars crash on that road then big trucks. Remember this if you got it a truck brought it!!!!!!!

Birddog13
Birddog13

@scayton Let's assume for a minute here that the scales on I-74 are closed, how long does it take to drive from the US 50 exit on I-275 to where US 1 connects with it at St. Leon? Now how long does it take to drive say a fully loaded tractor and trailer out US 1 from the exit on I-275 to St. Leon...IF THEY RUN THE SPEED LIMIT??


MandyNTerryTurner
MandyNTerryTurner

They are not supposed to be but they won't in force the law which puts the people in other cars in danger not to mention if you live on that road what about the kids getting on and off the bus. It's a scary thought because almost half the semis go well over the speed limit