Two injured in head-on State Road 46 crash Sunday

Photo courtesy of Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department.

Two people were injured in a head on crash on State Road 46 Sunday afternoon in Bartholomew County.

The Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department is reporting that deputies were called to the crash at State Road 46 and County Road 825E at about 2:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon.

According to witness reports, a vehicle driven by 74-year-old Martha L. Muckerheide, of Greensburg, crossed the centerline into the westbound lanes, hitting head-on with a vehicle driven by 21-year-old Corrine E Busemeyer, of Columbus. Busemeyer was briefly trapped inside her vehicle but was freed by firefighters from Columbus Fire Department and Hartsville Volunteer Fire Department.

Busemeyer had minor injuries to her wrists, upper arm and shoulder. Muckerheide was transported to Greensburg Hospital with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries.

State Road 46 was rerouted for about 90 minutes while the crash was cleaned up.

Photo courtesy of Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department.