Truck-vs-car mishap worked in Ireland

IRELAND — Total damage exceeded $2,500 in a pickup truck-versus-passenger car collision Monday afternoon in Ireland.

Ivan S. Elliott, 62, Ireland, was westbound on State Road 56 in a 2016 Toyota when the 4:20 p.m. mishap occurred at Ames Lane, according to the Dubois County Sheriff’s Department.

Elliott slowed for stopped traffic and, when he did, his Toyota was rear-ended by a 2015 Dodge Ram driven by Wade A. Buechlein, 36, Jasper.

Damage was estimated between $2,500 and $5,000.



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