KNOX COUNTY, Ind. - A southwest-Indiana man involved in a scooter crash was saved by the quick actions of a trooper this week, Indiana State Police (ISP) confirmed.
ISP said just before 10:30 p.m. Monday, ISP Trooper William Campbell was responding to a motor scooter crash in the 1900 block of College Avenue in Vincennes.
Campbell arrived to find Arthur Johnson, 18, of Vincennes, on the ground and unconscious. Campbell said he was not breathing, and did not have a pulse.
ISP said Campbell performed CPR on Johnson, and a short time later Johnson began breathing again. Once emergency crews arrived they continued to care for Johnson and took him to Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes. He was later airlifted to St. Mary's Hospital in Evansville.
Investigators said Johnson had been riding his 2012 Tao Tao scooter south on College Avenue when (for unknown reasons) he lost control. When the scooter crashed and fell on its side, ISP said Johnson hit his head and lost consciousness, and wasn't wearing a helmet. That's where Trooper Campbell found him and proceeded to possibly save his life.
3 Butler students test positive for mumps
The cases were confirmed Friday night. All three students have left campus and are back home.
Snow set to impact Valentine's Day plans
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 a.m. Sunday to midnight Sunday.
Hundreds of stuffed animals donated to IMPD
It started with a small act of kindness and grew into something much more.
Trump weighs in on Carrier relocation
1,400 workers at the heating, cooling, air conditioning, and refrigeration company got word Wednesday that the plant was being relocated to…
Cold, clutter obstacles as two houses catch fire
Firefighters had several obstacles to battle besides flames when two homes caught fire Saturday morning on English Avenue.