One injured in accident

By Herald Staff

JASPER — A woman was injured in an accident Friday in Jasper.

The Jasper Police Department was dispatched to the intersection of U.S. 231 and 12th Avenue for an accident involving two vehicles. Patricia Ridge, 62, of Jasper, was stopped in traffic heading north at the intersection, waiting for the vehicle in front of her to turn left onto 12th Avenue. Zachary Johnston, 20, of Huntingburg, was traveling north on U.S. 231, approaching Ridge, and hit the rear of her vehicle.

Ridge was transported to Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center with complaints of pain to her neck, chest and back. Johnston, who reported no injuries, was cited with following too closely.




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