Gilman City Teen Seriously Injured In Highway 146 Accident

Date 2014/8/8 6:31:23 | Topic: Accidents

A truck and a car sideswiped at the top of a hill in southeastern Harrison County late yesterday afternoon, injuring one driver.
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Eighteen year old Breanna Elder of Gilman City received what the patrol called serious injuries and was taken by ambulance to Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany. Her car was northbound on Highway 146 while a southbound truck was being driven by 64 year old Terrance Niemeier of Pleasant Valley. He wasn't hurt.

After impact, the truck went off the east side of the road, struck a ditch and fence before coming to a stop in a pasture. The car went off the west side of the road where it struck a ditch and came to a stop in a soybean field.

The car was demolished with extensive damage to the truck. The accident was seven miles south of Blue Ridge at 5:05 pm yesterday. Both drivers were using seat belts.



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