For The Record: 2/11February 11, 2014
HOLLAND — Indiana State Police arrested William J. Beier, 53, of 854 W. 1100S, Ferdinand, at 8:51 p.m. Monday and charged him with drunken driving (blood alcohol content .08 percent).
Authorities said Beier was the driver of a 2000 Chevrolet pickup truck that crashed on Holland Road East, east of State Road 161.
Beier was eastbound on the county road when he lost control of the truck in an icy curve, according to state police. The vehicle ran off the roadway and overturned in a ditch.
Police said Beier, who suffered a cut to his head, was able to climb from the vehicle. He was transported by ambulance to Memorial Hospital in Jasper. A hospital spokeswoman said he was treated and released.
Once he was medically cleared, authorities booked Beier into the Dubois County Security Center at 11:37 p.m.
The Dubois County Sheriff’s Department, Holland Volunteer Fire Department, Memorial Hospital Emergency Medical Services and a Blesch’s Sales & Service wrecker assisted.
MALTERSVILLE — Black ice was blamed for an accident Sunday morning south of Maltersville that injured a rural Huntingburg motorist.
Jessica L. Burgdorf, 24, of 5636 S. State Road 162, was northbound on State Road 162 in a 1999 Chevrolet Monte Carlo when the 4:43 a.m. accident occurred south of County Road 350S, according to the Dubois County Sheriff’s Department.
A deputy said Burgdorf encountered black ice and her car slid across the centerline and continued off the west side of the highway. The car went up and embankment and rolled onto its top, temporarily trapping Burgdorf.
Burgdorf, who was reported to have suffered hip and upper leg pain, was transported by ambulance to Memorial Hospital in Jasper. A hospital spokeswoman said she was treated and released.
The St. Anthony Volunteer Fire Department, Memorial Hospital Emergency Medical Services and a Hasenour Motor Co. wrecker assisted.
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