Man injured in an off-road accident in Carroll County

CARROLL CO. – Indiana Conservation officers are investigating an off-road vehicle (ORV) crash that seriously injured the operator.

Saturday at approximately 8:25 p.m., Carroll County dispatch was notified of an ORV accident by a caller who had overheard the crash and then located the operator 55-year-old Daniel Gibson, unconscious on County Road 500 South just east of US 421 in rural Carroll County. 

Gibson was transported to IU Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette by Carroll County EMS in serious condition.

The investigation is still ongoing, but speed, alcohol, and icy road conditions are all suspected contributing factors.

Assisting agencies included the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department, Carroll County EMS, Rossville Fire, Carroll County 911, and Complete Towing.

For more information on ORV laws and safe operating procedures, see and