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Frightening wreck

Friday, March 4, 2011

Emergency personnel responded to a wreck just west of Union Chapel Thursday afternoon. Jessie Parker, 88, Greencastle, was westbound on U.S. 36 when her 2007 Chrysler left the road. It traveled down an embankment, through brush and two fences, coming to rest on its top next to a tree. [Order this photo]

St. Vincent StatFlight helicopter transported Parker from the scene to Indianapolis. Responders to the scene included the Putnam County Sheriff's Department, an Indiana Conservation Officer, Bainbridge Fire Department, Clinton Township Fire Department, PMH Ambulance, Operation Life and Kenny's Wrecker. [Order this photo]

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Clinton Township Fire Department was also on scene. Great job to all.....

-- Posted by vblfd912 on Fri, Mar 4, 2011, at 1:31 AM

Sensationalize tragedy, and then not even include a single word to indicate her condition after the accident. I hope thats not where your head really is (nor do I think it is).

It is just a bit of a cliff hanger to see images of a horrific accident and then not have a single bit mentioned about the driver of the vehicle.

-- Posted by anonymous101 on Fri, Mar 4, 2011, at 2:23 AM

Does anyone know the condition of the person in the wreck, My prayers are out to her and the family... God Bless

-- Posted by vblfd912 on Fri, Mar 4, 2011, at 4:27 AM

She was wearing her seatbelt and is currently in Trams ICU in stable condition. The family would like to thank everyone for their prayers and ask that you continue to pray.

-- Posted by Tanny5462 on Fri, Mar 4, 2011, at 8:01 AM

Really???? Someone was injured in an auto accident and you title it "A Wild Ride?" Hope she will be allright. Thoughts and prayers are with her and her family.

-- Posted by Meadow31 on Fri, Mar 4, 2011, at 8:29 AM

I am TOTALLY disgusted by the title of this article. Someone was critically injured and lifelined from this accident and you title it "A Wild Ride?" REALLY?????? How incredibly rude, distasteful, and such a lack of compassion for this person and their family!!! I think an apology and retraction is definitely in order! SERIOUSLY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Posted by John3:16 on Fri, Mar 4, 2011, at 9:05 AM

You are reading more into the headline than necessary. From the looks of the car, it must have been a 'terrifying wild ride'. Is that better?

-- Posted by BGreader on Fri, Mar 4, 2011, at 9:19 AM

No, it is NOT better. The family is very upset by this title and it is in VERY poor taste. Put yourselves in their shoes...what if this was your mother or grandmother???? I think you probably would feel differently about the title.....

-- Posted by John3:16 on Fri, Mar 4, 2011, at 9:28 AM

omg quit nitpicking everything people! (I bet the driver told the rescuers that it was a 'wild ride' maybe that is where they got the title from)

We need more love not more hate.

-- Posted by mike andrews on Fri, Mar 4, 2011, at 9:56 AM

I think the title is the least of the worries for the family right now. Oh my gosh people, get over it.

-- Posted by mad-mom on Fri, Mar 4, 2011, at 10:02 AM

Thank you, Banner, for changing the title and hope you consider removing the photos.

The driver is in CRITICAL condition and was lifelined from this accident. Thus, the reason that this title and the pictures are upsetting to the family. Please show some compassion for them and stop making insensitive comments....

-- Posted by John3:16 on Fri, Mar 4, 2011, at 10:35 AM

Kinda strange everybody is griping about this article. They run wreck articles with pictures all of the time and nobody says anything then. Shoot, if they hadn't ran an article with pictures you people would complain about that too!

-- Posted by ZRXguy on Fri, Mar 4, 2011, at 10:59 AM

These same people complain about stuff in this paper EVERY single day...why? Because they have nothing better to do!!!! GET A LIFE!!!!!

-- Posted by clgruener on Fri, Mar 4, 2011, at 1:16 PM

I think the title was to catch your attention. reporting the news is what they do. I have to admit it made me want to read it so Good job Banner Graphic mission accomplished!!

-- Posted by skittlebug on Mon, Mar 7, 2011, at 10:09 AM

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