Pickup truck-vs-SUV collision injures 1

From Local Sources

HUNTINGBURG — A driver complained of pain after a pickup truck-versus-SUV collision late Sunday morning at Fourth and Main streets.

Dianne J. Elmore of Huntingburg had stopped her southbound 2018 Nissan Rogue on Main Street at the intersection’s stop light at the time of the 11:32 a.m. accident, according to the Huntingburg Police Department.

Police said Elmore’s SUV was rear-ended by a 1990 Chevrolet Silverado driven by John R. Thurston of Washington.

The collision occurred after Thurston’s foot slipped off his truck’s brake pedal while he was trying to come to a stop, police said.

Elmore complained of neck pain and was transported by ambulance to be checked at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center, according to authorities. A hospital spokeswoman said she was treated and released.

Damage to the Thurston truck was estimated at $1,000, with police saying the Silverado had damage to the front, passenger-side hood and headlight area. Thurston was able to drive his truck from the scene.

Police said the Rogue had between $2,500 and $3,000 in damage to its rearend. It was towed by a KARS wrecker.

No citations were issued.

Memorial Hospital Emergency Medical Services also assisted.

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