Four injured in crash at 600 E and US 24

Last Updated on January 10, 2016 by cassnetwork

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The Cass County Sheriff’s Department responded to a serious crash on US 24 at Cass County Road 600 East involving a passenger car and a sport utility vehicle around 12:26 p.m. Saturday, January 9.

According to a news release from the Cass County Sheriff’s Department, Sgt. Kevin Pruiett stated that a 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer driven by Thomas D. Gordon, 39, of Logansport, was traveling north on County Road 600E and allegedly failed to yield at the intersection, pulling into the path of a westbound 2000 Ford Mustang driven by Athsian A. Grubbs, 20, of Rochester. The Mustang struck the passenger side of the Trailblazer, forcing the SUV off the northwest corner of the roadway. Both vehicles were a total loss and the west bound lanes of US 24 were restricted for a short time.

Gordon was taken by ambulance to Logansport Memorial Hospital and treated for chest pain. A passenger, Kari Lawrence, 38, of Galveston was also treated for chest and back injury.

Grubbs was treated for a broken lower leg, and a passenger, Kathren Gonzalez, 19, of Rochester, was treated for wrist pain.

The accident is being investigated by Sgt. Kevin Pruiett, who was assisted at the scene by David Wells and Deputy Brian Swartzell with the Cass County Sheriff’s Department.

The Cass County Sheriff’s Department was assisted at the scene by the Indiana State Police, Prompt Ambulance Service, New Waverly Fire Department and Walton Fire.

SOURCE: News release from Cass County Sheriff’s Department

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