One Killed, Three Injured In Greensburg Crash

December 5, 2013
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One person was killed and three others were injured in a two vehicle crash in Greensburg Thursday morning.

Decatur County Dispatch received an emergency call at 10:26 a.m. reporting a collision on the S.R. 3 Bypass at Carver St.

A 2005 Chevrolet Suburban driven by Margaret Folkman, 55, of Batesville was northbound on S.R. 3 approaching Carver St.

Linda Phillips, 57, of Rushville , was driving a 2005 Pontiac Vibe southbound on S.R. 3 approaching Carver St.

“Both vehicles had the green light however Phillips failed to yield and turned left onto Carver St. into the path of the Suburban,” reported Indiana State Police Public Information Officer Noel Houze.

“The Suburban struck the Vibe in the passenger side,” he added.

Phillips husband, 65-year-old Stephen Phillips was pronounced dead at the scene from multiple injuries. Linda Phillips was airlifted to Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis with severe chest injuries.

Folkman and her passenger, 77-year-old Carol Firisch of Greensburg, were taken to Decatur County Hospital for pain their lower extremities.

 

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