Vincennes Woman Critically Injured in Crash

Vincennes Woman Critically Injured in Crash


Last night at approximately 7:30p, Indiana State Police and Knox County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single-vehicle crash on SR 61 West of Monroe City that critically injured a Vincennes woman.

Preliminary investigation revealed Paula Kordes, 55, of Vincennes, was driving a 1987 Oldsmobile westbound on SR 61 near Mt. Zion Road when for unknown reasons her vehicle left the roadway on the north side, struck the ditch, overturned, and came to a final rest on its top.

Kordes was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes but was later airlifted to Ascension St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville where she is currently in critical condition.

Investigating Officer: Trooper Dustin Stein, Indiana State Police

Assisting Officer: Sergeant Bill Gadberry, Indiana State Police

Assisting Agency: Knox County Sheriff’s Office