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Lawrence County Officers Work Three Injury Accidents

Last updated on Tuesday, April 17, 2012

(BEDFORD) - Lawrence County Police officer worked three injury accident Monday.

The first accident happened at 7:50 a.m. at Farmer's Market on U.S. 50 and the intersection of Ind. 446.

According to police reports Lindley White, 47, of Heltonville was pulling out of the parking lot and a semi truck was blocking his view when he pulled his 2000 Dodge truck into the path of a 1995 Ford Escort driven by Jackie Schryer, 33, of Medora.

Schryer complained of shoulder and arm pain.

The second accident happened at 3:20 p.m. at the intersection of U.S. 50 East and Shawswick School Road.

According to police Robert Donica, 18, of 3651 Leatherwood Road, was traveling west on U.S. 50 East when he blacked out and his 1994 Buick veered off the roadway, went left of the center line and then overturned.

Donica suffered lacerations and abrasions to his left arm and complained of head pain. He was taken to St. Vincent Dunn Hospital for treatment.

The third accident happened at the intersection of Ind. 54 West and Old Farm Road in Springville.

According to police reports Jeffrey Eagan, 18, of Springville, stopped his 2004 Buick at the stop sign facing north at the intersection.

Abel Benge, 32, of Springville, was traveling in a 2000 Suba, and had stopped facing south at the intersection of Ind. 54 and Brick Street.

Joshua Bean, 28, of Bloomfield, was traveling west on Ind. 54 near Old Farm Road in a 1993 Ford.

Eagan pulled into the path of Bean's Ford, hitting the passenger side door. That caused Eagan's vehicle to turn 180 degrees and hit Benge's Suba.

Police say Bean had the right-of-way. Eagan was cited for failure to yield the right of way and Bean was cited for not wearing a seat belt.

Eagan and Benge were not injured in the crash. Bean suffered a cut to his right hand, but refused medical attention at the scene, but said he may seek treatment on his own.

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