Medora woman flown to Indy after wreck

Tribune staff reports

A Jackson County woman who may have sustained head trauma in a wreck Saturday morning was flown to an Indianapolis hospital.

Angela England, 21, of Medora complained of back and arm pain after the wreck reported in the 9000 block of County Road 75S, according to a news report from Jackson County Officer Rick Meyer.

Meyer said England was treated at the scene by medical personnel with Jackson County Emergency Medical Services before being taken to Schneck Medical Center in Seymour. She was later flown by Stat Flight to Methodist Hospital, Meyer said.

Meyer said England’s 2005 Jeep Laredo overturned and traveled 10 feet down an embankment, coming to rest on it’s side in a creek.

Police were initially told a woman was trapped in the vehicle, but Meyer said England was out of the vehicle and was walking out of the creek when he arrived at the scene shortly before noon Saturday.

County Officer Jeff Walters and Conservation Officer Phil Nale assisted along with Carr Township Fire Department assisted. Morrison Wrecker Service in Brownstown assisted with removing the vehicle from the creek and towing it away.

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Aubrey Woods is editor of The (Seymour) Tribune. He can be reached at awoods@tribtown.com or 812-523-7051.