Thursdayat approximately 1:30 pm, the Indiana State Police and Jennings County Sheriff’s Department responded to a two vehicle personal injury crash at the intersection of US 50 and State Road 750 in Jennings County which resulted in a North Carolina woman being flown to an Indianapolis Hospital for treatment of critical injuries.
The initial investigation by Trooper Matt Holley indicated that a 2008 Toyota Prius being driven by Ann Cutter, age 74, Greensboro, North Carolina was traveling westbound on US 50, approaching the intersection at State Road 750. Cutter’s vehicle then entered the intersection into the path of 2015 Freightliner tractor pulling a trailer, being driven by Carlnell V. Barrett II, age 27, Mullins, South Carolina that was traveling southwest on State Road 750.
Cutter’s vehicle struck Barrett’s trailer before coming to rest partially under the trailer. Cutter was entrapped in the vehicle until she was able to be freed by emergency personnel. Cutter was then flown to Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis for treatment of critical injuries. Barrett was not injured in the collision.
Cutter’s family has been notified. The investigation is ongoing. Alcohol and drugs are not believed to be factors in the crash.
The Indiana State Police was assisted by the Jennings County Sheriff’s Department, North Vernon Fire Department, Jennings County EMS, and IU Medical Helicopter.