Man died, 2 seriously hurt in crash on the south side
South side Death – On the south side of Indianapolis on Sunday evening, police say a serious collision involving a suspected intoxicated driver resulted in the death of one man and injured two others. At approximately 10:10 p.m., officers from the Indianapolis Metro Police Department were dispatched to the junction of S. Meridian Street and E. Southport in reference to a “potentially fatal crash.”
Officers observed two automobiles and three adult males who had had injuries consistent with trauma when they arrived. Three men were rushed to the hospital, with one of them being in critical condition and the other two being in serious condition. Investigators believe that a drunk driver was behind the wheel of a vehicle that was traveling southbound on Meridian Street when it ran a red light and collided with another vehicle that was making a left turn onto Meridian Street.
The three males were taken by ambulance to various area hospitals. At Methodist Hospital, it was determined that the person who was a passenger in the vehicle that was hit had passed away, while the driver was reported as being in critical condition. According to the police, the person who was suspected of driving under the influence was in critical condition. According to IMPD, the investigation into the collision is still ongoing.
Related topic: Man killed, 2 seriously injured in crash involving suspected drunk driver on Indy’s south side
On Sunday night on Indianapolis’ south side, an incident involving a suspected intoxicated driver left one man dead and two others critically hurt. At the intersection of South Meridian Street and East Southport Road, the collision occurred around ten o’clock in the evening. A possible tragic accident prompted the call for police to the area. When the police arrived, they discovered three adult males suffering from serious wounds. According to investigators, the alleged inebriated motorist ran a red light and struck another vehicle.
Police were informed by witnesses that the driver was traveling at a very high pace and had flashers on. The three men were were sent to nearby hospitals. At Methodist Hospital, the driver of the struck car’s passenger was declared dead. According to authorities, the suspected intoxicated driver was categorized as having a serious condition and the driver of that car had a critical condition at the time. As of late Sunday, investigators were still speaking with witnesses.
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