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2 Car Crashes Kill 1 Woman and Injures Another in Montgomery County

April 7, 2011 – Montgomery County, Indiana – According to a report from Wish TV 8, a 2 car crash killed 1 woman and injured another in Montgomery County.

Debra Barrett, 53, of Ladoga, was driving her 1991 Chevrolet car when it went across the center lane on State Road 234 and Montgomery County Road 350 East.

Barrett struck a 2005 Chevrolet van being driven by Zona Phelps, 65, of Lebanon. Chief Deputy Coroner Darren Foreman responded to the fatal car accident where Barrett was pronounced dead at the scene.

Phelps had to be freed from her vehicle where she was trapped and was then taken by ambulance to St. Elizabeth Hospital. She was then flown to St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. Phelps’ condition is unknown at this time.

The fatal car accident was still under investigation at the time of this posting.

When you or a loved one has suffered serious injuries as a result of someone else’s negligence in a car accident, you may be able to receive compensation.

You should immediately consult with an Indiana car accident lawyer who will carefully evaluate your case. A lawyer can determine if you should file a personal injury claim and assist you in the steps you should take in order to protect your legal rights.

As a service to the residents of Indianapolis and the surrounding areas, our firm will frequently publish blogs about local traffic accidents. We do this to raise awareness about the common types of motor vehicle accidents occuring in Indiana that may result in serious injury or traffic fatalities.