VANDERBURGH CO, Ind. (WEHT) — The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office says one person was hospitalized Wednesday morning after they were struck by an SUV.
Authorities believe the crash happened at the intersection of Kansas Road and State Road 57 around 5:36 a.m. Deputies on scene say they found a person who had been struck by a car traveling east on Kansas Road.
According to a VCSO document, the victim was conscious but had serious bodily injuries from the crash. First responders transported the injured individual to an area hospital.
Deputies say the driver of the vehicle, a 2017 Hyundai Santa De, was not hurt. They were later taken to the hospital for a chemical test, officials say, and consented to a blood draw. The sheriff’s office does not believe drugs or alcohol were a factor in the crash.