Four Vehicle Crash Injures Four On State Road 37 At John Williams Blvd.

(BEDFORD) – Four people were injured in a four-vehicle crash at State Road 37 and John Williams Boulevard Wednesday afternoon.

At 3:09 p.m. Bedford Police Department received a 9-1-1 call reporting the accident.

According to a Bedford Police report, Clarence McIntosh, of Austin, was driving southbound on State Road 37 in a 2018 Jeep and struck a 1998 Chevrolet pick-up being driven by Randal J. Bedwell, of Linton.

Bedwell’s vehicle then struck a 2005 Blazer driven by Donna Ratkovich, of Springville. Her vehicle then struck a 2005 Hyundai Elantra driven by John Sanders, of Bedford.

The traffic light at the intersection had just turned green when the accident occurred.

Four people were taken to local hospitals for treatment.

Those injured included 85-year-old Clarence McIntosh, of Austin; 86-year-old Tilda McIntosh, 86 of Austin; 45-year-old Jamie Ratkovich, of Springville; and 62-year-old Randall L. Bedwell, of Linton.

Traffic on State Road 37 northbound lanes were restricted to one lane as emergency personnel worked the accident scene.

The Bedford Police Department, Bedford Fire Department, IU Health Ambulance Service, and Seals Ambulance Service responded to the accident scene.

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