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Driver Pulls Into Path Of Warrick County Sheriff's Deputy
Updated February 25, 2016 8:02 AM | Filed under: Accident
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(SULLIVAN CO.) - An Warrick County Sheriff's deputy and another motorist were injured in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday morning on U.S. 41 at West Washington Street.

The accident happened at 9:45 a.m.

According to an Indiana State Police report, a silver 2014 Chevrolet pickup, driven by 68-year-old Anthony Boles, of Sullivan, was southbound on U.S. 41 and made a left turn into the median at Washington Street.

Boles then attempted to proceed east on Washington Street across the northbound lanes of U.S. 41. In doing so, Boles pulled into the path of a northbound Warrick County Sheriff's Department 2009 Ford Crown Victoria, driven by 28-year-old Deputy Jared West. of Newburgh.

The Crown Victoria then struck the Chevrolet pickup on the right rear passenger side.

Anthony Boles was not injured, but was cited for failure to yield the right of way.

Deputy West was driving a fully marked patrol vehicle transporting a 17-year-old juvenile detainee.

West was not injured, but the juvenile was transported to Sullivan County Community Hospital for treatment of back and neck pain.

Sullivan County Sheriff Clark Cottom provided an officer for security of the prisoner at the hospital to assist the WCSO.

A passenger in the Boles vehicle, 26-year-old Lucas Vilchuck, was transported to Terre Haute Regional Hospital for treatment of neck and back pain.

The crash was investigated by ISP Master Trooper Tom Hanks and Trooper Brad Miller. Assisting were Troopers Polly Blackburn and Justin Bell, Sheriff Clark Cottom and deputies, Sullivan County EMS, Sullivan Police and Fire.



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