Crash Involving Warrick County Detective Injures Three
Warrick County – This evening at approximately 7:00, Warrick County Sheriff’s Detective Tim Pierce was on-duty and driving an unmarked 2012 Ford Taurus eastbound on SR 62 east of Delaware in Chandler. Pierce attempted to turn left into Commercial Truck Components, located at 7066 SR 62, and failed to notice a vehicle traveling westbound. Pierce’s vehicle struck the 2006 Honda Accord on the driver’s side. Both vehicles came to a final rest off the roadway on the north side of SR 62. The driver of the Honda Accord, Scott A. Elliott, 52, of Evansville, was airlifted to St. Mary’s Hospital. His mother, Shirley Elliott, 71, of Evansville, was a passenger and she was transported by ambulance to St. Mary’s Hospital. Pierce was also taken to St. Mary’s Hospital. All three are currently being treated for serious injuries. Both vehicles were totaled.
Investigating Officer: Trooper Josh Greer, Indiana State Police
Assisting Agencies: Chandler Police