Derrick Carter and Juanito Lyons Injured in Box Truck Accident in Dubois County
Where: The accident occurred on State Road 162 near Ferdinand in Dubois County, Indiana.
What Happened: A box truck allegedly veered off the side of the road and crashed into another vehicle.
- Derek Carter, driver of box truck
- Juanito Lyons, passenger of box truck
- Driver of unknown vehicle
- Derrick Carter, 45, injured
- Juanito Lyons, 42, injured
On or about Thursday, October 22nd, around 1:05 in the morning, an accident with a box truck and another vehicle sent two people to the hospital. Police said the accident happened on State Road 162 just outside Ferdinand in Dubois County, Indiana.
Authorities said that 45-year-old Derrick Carter and 42-year-old Juanito Lyons were injured when the box truck they were in collided with another vehicle under unknown conditions. Paramedics airlifted Carter to St. Vincent Hospital , while Lyons was transported by ground ambulance to Jasper Memorial.
Taking a look at SR 162 shows a two lane highway that runs north and south directly through the heart of Ferdinand, which is situated about 55 miles northeast of Evansville.
Officials are still investigating the factors that may have contributed to the accident.
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