Deputies: Driver Was Using Cell Phone At Time Of The Crash
By Travis Thayer
(Franklin County, Ind.) – Deputies say a one vehicle accident in Franklin County was caused by a distracted driver.
Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the crash on Wolf Creek Road near its intersection with Blue Creek Road around 6:38 p.m. on Sunday.
During the investigation, deputies discovered that the vehicle, driven by a 17-year-old female, of Brookville, was traveling eastbound on Wolf Creek Road when she lost control of the vehicle and struck a tree.
The vehicle then caught fire.
Deputies believe the juvenile was using her cellphone at the time of the accident.
The 17-year-old refused treatment at the scene.