Two taken to hospital after head-on crash in Parke County; fatigue likely played a role
PARKE COUNTY (Sept. 25, 2014) – Fatigue played a role in a crash that sent two people to the hospital, Indiana State Police say.
The accident happened around 7:30 a.m. Thursday in northern Parke County. A state trooper arrived to find two cars had collided head-on on U.S. 41 near County Road 750 North.
The investigation showed a 1996 Hyundai Accent was going south on U.S. 41 when it drifted into the wrong lane. The car hit a 2007 Toyota Camry going the other direction.
The driver of the Honda, Carol Arnold, 61, Rockville, was taken to Union Hospital of Clinton to be treated for head injuries. She was cited for driving left of center and having no insurance. Police said fatigue led to the crash.
The driver of the Toyota, Derron T. Connor, 46, Rockville, was taken to the hospital after complaining of pain.