Councilman Escapes Serious Injury in Crash

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A Jasper City Councilman escapes serious injury in a Tuesday night automobile accident.

The accident happened around 6:30p.m. on Highway 45 near Sanford, about six miles west of Bloomington.

Councilman Tom Schmidt tells our media partner, News Now Dubois County, he and his wife, Carol, were driving along the road when another car crossed the center line and hit Schmidt’s SUV and another vehicle.

The driver of the car died.  Schmidt and the driver of the pick up suffered minor injuries.  Schmidt’s wife was taken to the hospital for treatment.

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