Head-on crash leaves 3 in stable condition

Alcohol may be factor, toxicology reports pending

SHELBYVILLE, Ind. - Police are investigating a head-on crash in Shelby County that left three people in stable condition Sunday morning, officials said.

Officials were dispatched to the crash site near State Road 44 and Old Rushville Road just before 7 a.m.

After an investigation, authorities said one of the vehicles, a 1997 Buick, was traveling eastbound when it drove across the center line and into the westbound lane.

A 2010 Dodge van traveling westbound in the other lane was unable to avoid striking the Buick, authorities said.

The driver of the Dodge, Victory McCollough, 67, of Shelbyville, was airlifted to Methodist Hospital.

The passenger of the Dodge, Daniel McCollough, 70, of Shelbyville, was transported by ambulance to Methodist Hospital.

Police said both McColloughs were wearing seatbelts and all airbags deployed.

The driver of the Buick, James Griggs, 44, of Indianapolis, was airlifted to Methodist Hospital.

Police said Griggs did not appear to be wearing a seatbelt and no airbags deployed in his vehicle.

Authorities said alcohol might be a contributing factor and toxicology reports are pending.

The crash remains under investigation.

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