Should stiffer penalties be accessed for causing a Terre Haute auto accident?

Posted: 04/29/2010

WTHI-TV reports that three people suffered injuries in a Terre Haute auto accident at State Road 46 and Poplar. A car was moving from the right lane to the left lane when it was struck by a truck.

The truck struck the vehicle from behind and was traveling at a high rate of speed at the time of the Terre Haute auto accident. Three of the four people in the car were transported to the hospital to be treated for injuries. Read more »

One Killed in Accident Involving Ambulance

Posted: 04/23/2010

The Terre Haute Tribune Star reports that one person was killed in a Terre Haute auto accident involving an ambulance.

According to police, the ambulance was en route to the hospital but with a non-emergency status, so lights and sirens were not turned on.

The ambulance was traveling north on U.S. 41 when a passenger car traveling westbound on County Road 300 North failed to stop and pulled into the path of the ambulance. Read more »

Indiana 5th Longest Wait Time for Social Security Disability Claims

Posted: 04/16/2010

The Journal Gazette reports that Indiana residents applying for social security disability may have a long wait in getting their claims filed. Indiana ranks fifth in longest wait time for disability claims to go before an administrative law judge. The national average is 14 months, and the Indiana average is 17 months.

These results were released in a report by Allsup, a private company that helps people file their disability claims. Read more »

Cyclist Hit in Terre Haute Auto Accident

Posted: 04/08/2010

Have you ever been the victim of an Indiana hit-and-run accident? It’s hard to believe that someone could hit a person and leave the scene of the crime.

The Tribune-Star reports that a bicyclist was riding on the side walk, when he rode into the side of a southbound vehicle that was stopped at an intersection.

The vehicle then fled the scene. Later the driver and passenger drove to the Terre Haute police station. Read more »