Sheriff’s Department works several accidents PDF Print E-mail

Around 6:10 pm Tuesday, October 3, 2017 the Washington County Sheriff’s Department received a 911 telephone call about a two vehicle crash on Hurst Road.


Sheriff Roger Newlon and his deputies responded to th++++call as well as the Washington County Ambulance Service, the Pierce/Polk Volunteer Fire Department and an air ambulance out of Corydon.

One male subject was not wearing a seatbelt and was transported by air ambulance to UofL for treatment of injuries, while the other driver was wearing a seatbelt and walked away with little or no injuries.

Deputy Paul Ginkins is investigating the crash.

On Monday, October 2     The Washington County Sheriff’s Department Dispatch Center received a 911 telephone call at approximately 7:39 p.m. reporting a moped accident at the intersection of Blue River Road and Brookelynn Ct.

Washington County Deputies and Pekin Town Marshal Jeff Thomas responded to the call.

The operator of the moped was a juvenile, who was transported to St. Vincent emergency room for treatment of possible head injuries.

The juvenile was not wearing a helmet as required by law, nor was the moped registered.

Deputy Brad Naugle is investigating the crash.

Also responding to the accident were the Washington County Ambulance Service and the Pierce/Polk Volunteer Fire Department.

--George Browning