Police investigate crash with injuries involving ambulance

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DUBOIS COUNTY, Ind. (WEHT) – Indiana State Police are investigating a crash involving an ambulance that injured three people Friday.

We’re told Dubois County Sheriff’s Department and Indiana State Police responded around 1:20 p.m. to a crash on US 231 just south of SR 162.

Police say 37-year-old Michael Cannon of Jasper was driving north on US 231 when he crossed the center line and crashed into an ambulance traveling southbound. Police are unsure why he drove into the wrong lane.

The driver of the ambulance, 51-year-old William Luebbehusen, of Jasper and his passenger, 42-year-old Patrick Brown, of Tell City were taken to Jasper Memorial Hospital where they were treated and released. 

Cannon was flown to St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville but was later flown to an Indianapolis hospital.  

The ambulance was not transporting a patient or responding to an emergency at the time.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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(This story was originally published on December 20, 2019)

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