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Crash on Big Cynthiana Road Hospitalizes Driver and Child

In Vanderburgh County, two people are seriously injured in a Sunday morning crash.

Posted: Jan 10, 2021 5:47 PM

In Vanderburgh County, two people are seriously injured in a Sunday morning crash.

The Sheriff's Office says the crash happened in the area of Big Cynthiana Road (SR 65) south of W. Baseline Road around 10:45 a.m.

A 911 caller reported that the occupants of the vehicle were trapped inside, including one child.

The Scott Township Fire Department arrived first and began extricating a 9-year-old male from a gray Dodge Caravan. The driver and child were both transported to St. Vincent Hospital for treatment of life threatening injuries.

A witness advised that prior to the crash, they observed the Caravan begin to leave the roadway. The witness explained that the driver over-corrected, left the roadway, and then struck a tree.

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