Three-vehicle accident sends four people to hospital Friday
On Friday, Feb. 15 a three-vehicle car wreck on U.S. 231 left four people hospitalized with two being airlifted from the accident site.
The accident occurred south of Fincastle around 5 p.m. when a 2004 Yukon driven by Brian Kamplain of Greencastle hit a Pontiac Grand Prix driven by Amanda Millican of Bainbridge and sent the vehicle into the northbound lane on U.S. 231.
A witness statement indicated Kamplain was blinded by the sun as he came up behind Millican's stopped vehicle in the southbound lane. Millican's vehicle was pushed into the northbound lane and then hit head on by a third vehicle driven by Joy Owen of Cloverdale.
At the accident scene emergency workers were helping to contain the scene after a gas spill was detected and to help the injured parties.
Two of the people involved in the accident were sent to Putnam County Hospital, while two other were airlifted to an unknown hospital.
Millican had one passenger with her in the vehicle. Elton Millican was airlifted out with complaints of pain through his entire body. Joy Owens also had a passenger in the vehicle a 12 year-old boy; he was transported to the hospital with complaints of pain in his chest.
Millican was also transported to a hospital with complaints of pain over her entire body. Owen was taken to the hospital with similar pains.
The conditions of the four victims were unknown at press time.