Sheriff reacts to two recent accidents on Old Princeton Road

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VANDERBURGH COUNTY, Ind. (WEHT) — We told you this week about two car accidents on old Princeton road leaving some neighbors concerned.

They say the wrecks were caused by a faulty reconstructed road.

However, the sheriff says that isn’t the case. The sheriff says county roads are not like the roads you see in the city.

With smaller shoulders and winding turns it leaves little room for errors.

Sheriff Dave Wedding says driving distracted or speeding could easily cause an accident.

“Basically, have a road a very small shoulder and then a ditch or a tree or a ravine or a culvert. So, the most important thing when you drive on a county roadway is to slow down don’t drive distracted and be aware of the roadway that you are on.”

Sheriff wedding says they are working to repair roadsides that have been damaged by flooding.

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(This story was originally published on June 21, 2019)

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