Bedford Man Suffers Serious Head Injury in Crash on John Williams Boulevard

(BEDFORD) – A Bedford man suffered head injuries in a two-vehicle accident at the intersection R Street and John Williams Boulevard Wednesday morning.

According to a Bedford Police report, 48-year-old Randy Norman was unresponsive but breathing when emergency crews arrived on the scene at 7:29 a.m.

Firefighters from the Bedford Fire Department freed Norman from his 1997 Jeep Wrangler. He was then taken by an IU Health Hospital ambulance to IU Health Hospital and then flown by helicopter to another hospital for treatment. The report does not list the hospital he was taken to.

According to police, 32-year-old William Mathews, of Bedford, was traveling east in the left lane on John Williams Boulevard in a 2006 Kenworth T300 registered to B&D Waste Removal.

Mathews told police when he approached the intersection of R Street, Norman, who was traveling north on R Street, cut him off. Mathews told police he attempted to stop but was unable to do so. Police say he left more than 70 feet in skid marks attempting to stop.

According to police, they found a wooden container in Norman’s Jeep that contained a leafy-substance that tested positive for marijuana and a smoking device.

A warrant was requested for Norman on charges of possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.