Driver, passenger treated for injuries after accident near Turkey Run State Park

Photo credit: Parke County Sheriff
Photo credit: Parke County Sheriff

PARKE COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) – Two people were injured after a single vehicle crash in Parke County.

It happened just before 5 Thursday evening on State Road 47 just east of U.S. 41 near Turkey Run State Park.

The Parke County Sheriff’s Office reports a Ford Expedition SUV with a male driver and a female passenger were trapped inside the vehicle. PCSO states the investigation shows the driver lost control and left the roadway, striking the ditch causing the SUV to roll and land on its roof.

The female passenger was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

The driver was trapped inside the vehicle for 45 minutes until he was successfully extricated and taken to the hospital for injuries.

Officials told News 10 a medical helicopter couldn’t be dispatched due to weather.

The Sheriff’s Office released Friday morning the driver and passenger were from Crawfordsville.