DATE: Monday, December 12, 2016
SUBJECT: Crash on Darmstadt Road Hospitalizes Passenger
RELEASE NUMBER: 2016-NR-100
CONTACT: Lt. Noah Robinson
AUTHORITY: Sheriff Dave Wedding
On Monday, December 12, 2016 at approximately 12:51pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office responded to Darmstadt Road near Clearcrest Lane in reference to a single vehicle crash with injuries.
A silver 2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser was found overturned in the northbound lane of Darmstadt Road by the former Clearcrest Pines Golf Course. A male passenger sustained a head injury as a result of the crash.
Evidence at the scene as well as witness statements indicated the PT Cruiser had been north bound on Darmstadt Road when the vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. The vehicle became airborne and overturned in the roadway. A witness reported that the vehicle had been driving erratically prior to the crash. Both the driver and passenger were transported by ambulance to the hospital for treatment of non-incapacitating injuries. The passenger was admitted for observation.
Pursuant to state law regarding crashes involving serious bodily injury or death, the driver of the vehicle consented to a post-crash blood draw. The incident will remain under investigation pending toxicology results.
Jennifer Roberts, 33, of Fort Branch.
James S. Roberts, 36, of Princeton.
Pictured above: Crash scene on Darmstadt Road.