Weather conditions contribute to serious crash in Madison County

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MADISON COUNTY, Ind. (Feb. 24, 2016) – Weather conditions contributed to a serious crash in Madison County that sent one person to the hospital.

The crash happened around 8 a.m. on State Road 109 and 1000 South just south of Markleville. Dispatchers said a semi truck and SUV were involved. According to the Madison County Sheriff’s Department, Amber Bailey, 33, Richmond, lost control of her SUV when roads were wet Wednesday morning. The SUV crossed into the northbound lane and crashed into a semi truck.

Police said Bailey wasn’t wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle. She was conscious at the scene and went to St. Vincent in Indianapolis for x-rays. The driver of the semi truck wasn’t hurt, police said.

Debris from the crash struck a third vehicle traveling behind the semi, damaging the windshield. The third driver wasn’t hurt.

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