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Two Injured In Head-On Collision
Updated July 30, 2014 6:47 AM | Filed under: Accident
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(GREENE CO.) - Two people were injured in a head-on collision Monday morning State Road 45 in eastern Greene County.

The accident closed the highway for several hours.

33-year-old Melissa Wood of Indianapolis is facing charges for driving while suspended and driving left of the center line.

According to a Greene County Sheriff's Department police report, Wood was driving a 2002 Hyundai southbound on the highway and had been drifting left to right and had left the highway on the west side. Wood then over-corrected which caused her car to go left of center and collide with a 2009 Ford Explorer driven by Matthew J. Brendel of Evansville.

Brendel suffered a chip fracture to his lower back. Wood suffered a broken rib. Both were taken to IU Health Bloomington Hospital for treatment.



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