Sheriff’s Department Worked Eight Accidents Over the Weekend

Sheriff’s Department Worked Eight Accidents Over the Weekend


The Washington County Sheriff’s Department worked several vehicle accidents over the weekend. 

Saturday, June 13 – 4:32p – Deputy Wayne Blevins responded to a report of several motorcycles involved in a crash after avoiding a white truck pulling farm equipment that had swerved into their lane on Beck’s Mill Road. 

According to the Sheriff’s Department, the truck did not stop and continued traveling on Beck’s Mill Road after the crash. 

The injured were transported to St. Vincent Salem with non-life-threatening injuries. 

Blevins is continuing the investigation. 

Saturday, June 13 – 6:58p – Washington County 911 dispatch received a call reporting an overturned vehicle on Little York Road near New Cut Road.

Deputy Matt Hein and Reserve Deputy B. Dale Adams responded to investigate. 

The drive of the vehicle remained at the scene speaking to neighbors and Fire Department personnel but ran from the scene upon arrival of police. 

After several minutes of searching the heavily wooded area, units were unable to locate the male driver. 

The vehicle was removed from the scene and impounded. 

Hein is continuing the investigation. 

Saturday, June 13 – 8:27p – Deputy Brad Naugle was sent to a crash on State Road 60 at Motsinger Road.

The driver of one of the vehicles had an arm injury, but refused transport to the hospital by Washington County EMS. 

Naugle is continuing to investigate. 

Saturday, June 13 – 8:58p – Several 911 calls were received reporting a crash at the intersection of State Road 60 and Shorts Corner Road involving a car, truck and motorcycle. 

Deputies Matt Hein, Brad Naugle and reserve deputies B. Dale Adams and Ed Stempowkski responded to the scene. 

Three people were transported by the Washington County EMS to St. Vincent Hospital in Salem and the air ambulance was contacted to transport the driver of the motorcycle. 

Hein is continuing the investigation. 

Saturday, June 13 – 9:25p – Deputy Naugle was dispatched to another crash on Grandview Road between Beck’s Mill and Organ Springs Road. 

The driver of the vehicle lost control and ended up in a wooded area. 

No injuries were reported and no report was taken because the vehicle wasn’t damaged. 

The driver was making his own arrangements to have the vehicle removed from the woods. 

Sunday, June 14 – 12:56a – a report was received of a male walking westbound on US Highway 150 in Hardinsburg and the male was covered in blood. 

Harrison County Sheriff, Orange County Sheriff, Indiana State Police and Deputies Hein, Naugle, and reserve deputy Adams responded to the area. 

They were unable to locate the male but did find a truck that had evidence of a recent crash at the Bearcat Community Center. The vehicle was towed and impounded pending further investigation from Deputy Naugle. 

Sunday, June 14 – 4:54a – Deputy Lucas Gray was dispatched to a report of an overturned Chevy pickup on Highway 150 in Hardinsburg.

The caller reported that the engine was still smoking, however, no one was in or around the vehicle. 

Indiana State Police assisted in checking the area and trying to contact the owner of the vehicle, with negative results. 

This vehicle was also impounded, pending further investigation by Gray. 

Sunday, June 14 – 5:37a – A report of another motor vehicle accident, this one involving a deer. 

The damage was minor and there were no injuries. 

A report was placed on file by Deputy Gray. 

The Washington County Sheriff’s Department was assisted throughout these events by the following agencies – Washington County Ambulance Service, Air Methods, Pierce-Polk Volunteer Fire Department, Gibson Volunteer Fire Department, Indiana State Police, Orange County Sheriff’s Department, Harrison County Sheriff’s Department, Howell’s Towing and Wilcox Towing.