One person was injured in an accident that occurred early Wednesday morning at the intersection of US Route 40 and 1000th St, three miles east of Martinsville.
At approximately 8:30am, 42 year old, Andy Beard, of Flat Rock, IL, was traveling west on US Route 40, coming upon the 1000th St. intersection. 46 year old, Michael Stout, of Martinsville, was ahead of Beard in the westbound lane of US Route 40 and was slowing to turn left onto 1000th St. Beard allegedly averted his focus off of the roadway and failed to see Stout’s turn signal. Beard rear ended Stout damaging both vehicles.
Andy Beard was transported to Regional Hospital in Terre Haute, Indiana for treatment of his injuries. Both vehicles were towed from the accident scene due to the damages sustained.