One Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash at US 41 and Oak Street in Fort Branch

Wednesday morning crash at US 41 and Oak Street - (Haubstadt Fire Territory)

A Wednesday morning crash closed part of Highway 41 near Oak Street in Fort Branch.

Posted: Oct 27, 2021 8:48 AM
Updated: Oct 27, 2021 10:05 AM

The Gibson County Sheriff's Office is asking drivers to avoid a stretch of US Highway 41 in Fort Branch, Indiana, after a Wednesday morning crash.

According to the sheriff's office, the crash happened on Wednesday morning near the intersection of Highway 41 and Oak Street in Fort Branch, closing the southbound lanes of the highway.

Drivers should avoid the area if possible, as a detour will be in place until further notice.

Haubstadt Fire Territory responded to the crash along with several other assisting agencies. HFT said that one person was injured and taken to the hospital.

No further information has been released on the crash at this time.

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