Woman injured in rollover crash on I-69
Police say woman was changing song on iPod
Last Updated: 108 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS - A Lowell, Mich., woman was injured in a rollover crash Monday morning near the 231 mile marker of I-69.
Police said Richelle Kimble, 21, became distracted as she changed songs on an iPod, and then overcorrected once she noticed her vehicle drifting right.
At that point, police said, she lost control of her vehicle, which began spinning back to the right. She was struck by a northbound Ford Taurus driven by Ratnakar Narale, 70, of Ontario, Canada. Kimble's vehicle then continued off the right side of the road, where it rolled several times before coming to rest on the driver's side in a bean field.
Narale was not injured in the crash.
Kimble was cited for unsafe lane movement by Indiana State Police, and transported to IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital with cuts to her hands and wrists.
Traffic backup due to the crash caused a secondary accident, police said, though no injuries were reported.
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