State Road 446 closed for the landing of a helicopter following an accident

BEDFORD – State Road 446 is closed at the intersection of US 50 East after a two-vehicle accident at the intersection.

One lane of US 50 East is also closed, but traffic is moving slowly.

The accident was reported at 1:05 p.m.

One person was ejected from a vehicle and is being transported via StatFlight medical helicopter to a Louisville hospital for treatment. A second patient was transported by an IU Health Hospital ambulance to IU Health Bloomington Hospital.

No other information is available at this time.

Deputies from the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department is currently investigating the accident.

The assisting on scene agencies include the first responders from Bedford Fire Department, Shawswick Volunteer Fire Department and an IU Health Hospital ambulance crew.