On Tuesday, May 28, 2019, two people were taken to the hospital following a major collision in northeast Harrison County. According to Lafayette Township police department, a semi-tanker had hit a passenger vehicle and then hit a barn by the road at 12:15 P.M. The drivers were extracted from their vehicles, one was flown to the University of Louisville Hospitals’ trauma center, and another person was also taken to that hospital. The collision occurred on U.S. Route 150 between Reisert Road and Snyder’s Chapel NE. This stretch of road was closed Tuesday, with no reopening time set.
Driving around any semi-truck can be dangerous for passenger vehicles and dangerous for the semi-truck. Passenger vehicles and semi-trucks that don’t obey the speed limit and drive closely together can put other vehicles on the road at risk. If you or someone you know who was injured or died in an accident involving a semi-truck, through no fault of their own, please contact the experienced legal team at Schiller Law Offices at 888-578-3100 or at IndyInjured.com to learn more about your potential right to compensation.