Accident causes injuries

By Herald Staff

JASPER — Two people were injured in a Wednesday morning accident at Fourth and Clay streets.

Layla Hanshaw, 20, of Jasper complained of head pain and Timothy Greener, 55, of Jasper complained of back pain following the 8:31 a.m. accident, Jasper Police reported. Police did not say if either driver went to the hospital for the injuries.

Hanshaw was driving a 2010 Toyota Rav4 west on Fourth Street approaching Clay Street. Hanshaw failed to stop at the stop sign at the intersection and pulled into the path of Greener’s 2012 Chevrolet Express, which was northbound on Clay, police said. The front of Hanshaw’s vehicle struck the right side of Greener’s vehicle, police said.

The accident caused $8,000 in damages to Hanshaw’s Toyota and $2,000 in damages to Greener’s Cheverolet. Hanshaw was cited for failure to yield the right of way.

The Jasper Police Department was assisted at the scene by Dubois County Emergency Medical Services, Jasper first responders and Uebelhor and Sons wrecker service.

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