(OOLITIC) – According to police, 16-year-old Tabrea Spinell, of Bloomington, suffered internal injuries Wednesday night in a two-vehicle accident on State Road 37 and Main Street in Oolitic.
She was flown from the scene by a Stat Flight helicopter to Norton Children’s Hospital where she passed away from her injuries.
Local police departments and first responders were called to a two-vehicle accident on State Road 37 at the Oolitic stoplight at 10:02 p.m.
Five people were injured in the crash.
Bedford Fire Department extrication, Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department, Bedford Police Department, Oolitic and Shawswick Volunteer Fire Departments, and IU Health Hospital ambulances and a Seals ambulances crew responded to the scene.
State Road 37 and Main Street in Oolitic were closed while officers investigated the crash.
Three ambulances transported four patients to IU Health Bloomington Hospital. A Stat Flight helicopter landed at the scene and transported one patient to Norton’s Children’s Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.
According to a Lawrence County Police report, 25-year-old Donald Todd, of 30 Timberland Pass, was traveling northbound in a 2004 Ford F-150 on State Road 37 and had the green light when a 2012 Dodge Challenger driven by 40-year-old Felisa Spinelli, of Bloomington, drove into the path of his vehicle.
Spinelli told police she couldn’t remember what happened.
Todd suffered facial injuries. His passenger, 20-year-old Cortney Williams, of 1238 Hayes Rd., complained of stomach and hip pain.
Spinelli complained of back pain. She was requested to have a blood-alcohol draw at the hospital.
Her passenger, 16-year-old Salis Greer, of Oolitic, complained of neck pain and 16-year-old Tabrea Spinell, of Bloomington, suffered internal injuries. She was flown from the scene and later died from her injuries.
The accident remains under investigation.