Vehicles towed after Ireland accident

From Local Sources

IRELAND — Two vehicles were towed from the scene of a Tuesday accident west of Ireland.

William K. Hill, 63, Otwell, was westbound on State Road 56 in a 2008 Toyota Avalon at the time of the 12:49 p.m. accident at County Road 600W, according to the Dubois County Sheriff’s Office.

Police said the Hill Avalon collided with a 2000 Dodge Ram 1500 series truck driven by Maria F. Miranda Rivas, 39, Huntingburg.

A witness said the Miranda Rivas truck was northbound on the county road and disregarded the stop sign at the highway, according to the sheriff’s office.

Hill complained of knee and leg pain and a front seat passenger in the Miranda Rivas Dodge complained of neck pain but all vehicle occupants declined transport by ambulance, according to the sheriff’s office.

Total damage was estimated between $5,000 and $10,000.

The Ireland Volunteer Fire Department, Memorial Hospital Emergency Medical Services and a Uebelhor & Sons wrecker assisted.




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