6 injured in Dale collision

From Local Sources

DALE — Six people — three adults and three juveniles — complained of pain after an SUV-versus-minivan collision Sunday afternoon at Dale.

Indiana State Police say Molly S. Johannemann, 26, Dale, was southbound on U.S. 231 in a 2018 Chevrolet Equinox at the time of the 1 p.m. CT accident at State Road 62.

Johannemann attempted to turn east on State Road 62 and pulled into the path of a northbound 2010 Dodge Caravan driven by Bridget N. Poole, 36, Richland, according to police.

Johannemann lost control of her SUV, which spun into the median. Poole’s van stopped on State Road 62.

Police said both vehicles’ air bags deployed. The crash totaled both vehicles.

Johannemann and two juvenile passengers in her vehicle complained of pain to their backs and were transported to Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper, according to authorities. Johannemann was treated and released, according to a Memorial Hospital spokeswoman.

Poole and passenger Nona M. Poole, 56, as well as a juvenile, all complained of neck and back pain and were transported to Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. The adults were treated and released, according to a hospital spokeswoman.

Information on the vehicle occupants’ conditions was not immediately available.

The Spencer County Sheriff’s Office, Carter Fire District Volunteer Fire Department, Spencer County Emergency Medical Services and Memorial Hospital Emergency Medical Services assisted.

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