Haysville Accident Injures Three; Car & Driver Sought For Leaving Scene Of Accident (BLOTTER)

HAYSVILLE (NNDC) – Three people were injured, none seriously, in a single-vehicle accident early Sunday morning east of Haysville.

The Dubois County Sheriff’s Department says a car driven by 27-year old Lindsey Quinn of rural Dubois crashed along Indiana 56 just west of North 325 at about 1:00AM.

Quinn told DCSD deputies she lost control of her car while traveling westbound in a curve.  She says she overcorrected her steering before the car slid off the south side of the highway.  The car went airborne down an embankment where it struck the ground and overturned several times before coming to rest on its passenger side.

Quinn and two passengers in the car with her, including a juvenile were transported to Memorial Hospital with minor injuries.  DCSD says none of the three were wearing seatbelts.  An adult passenger in the car has been identified as Shannon Evans (no age or address given).

DCSD says Quinn’s use of a cellphone at the time as well as speed too fast for conditions were also factors in the accident.

Jasper Police Looking For Car & Driver That Left Scene Of Acccident

JASPER (NNDC) – Jasper Police are asking the public for assistance in locating the driver and the car that left the scene of an accident in the IGA parking lot on Second Street shortly before 6:00PM Sunday.

Police are looking for a white, two-door vehicle, possibly a Mercury.  Police say the car struck a lime green vehicle head-on.  JPD says the suspect left the scene and was last seen heading south on U. S. 231 towards Huntingburg.

The suspect’s car is described as an older vehicle, possibly a Mercury as well.  Police say the front bumper is damaged as was seen actually hanging from the front of the vehicle and was dragging along the ground as it was seen leaving the store parking lot.

Police are asking the public for its help.  If anyone has any information about the vehicle and/or its driver, please contact the Jasper Police Department at 812-482-2255 or you can call the local police anonymous “tip” line at 812-481-COPS(2677).

 

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