1 injured in two-vehicle, U.S. 231 crash

Photos courtesy Dubois County Sheriff's Office

From Local Sources

HUNTINGBURG — One person was transported to the hospital with minor injuries after a two-vehicle crash today on U.S. 231 south of Huntingburg.

According to the Dubois County Sheriff's Office, Katrina Peraza Siberian, 18, of Dale, was traveling southbound on U.S. 231 around 10:46 a.m. Her 2007 Honda Civic hydroplaned about a half mile south of County Road 1000 South, she lost control of the SUV, it went left of center and struck a guardrail, and then traveled into the path of a northbound 2010 Honda Odyssey driven by Thomas Yelton, 42, of Indianapolis.

The rear of the Peraza Siberian Civic struck the front of Yelton's van and both vehicles came to a stop on the roadway.

Peraza Siberian had three passengers in the Civic and Yelton had one passenger, 40-year-old Kari Davis of Indianapolis, who was transported to Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center after complaining of neck pain. A hospital spokeswoman said she was treated and released.

The drivers and other passengers refused treatement at the scene, according to the sheriff's office.

The roadway was blocked for about an hour while the scene was cleared.

The Indiana State Police, St Henry Fire Volunteer Fire Department, Sternbergs Wrecker Service and KARS wrecker service assited.

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