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One serious injury, several minor in car - RV Fulton Co. accident

A Rochester woman was seriously injured in a Monday eveing two-car crash.


Just after 6:00 pm emergency personnel were dispatched to US 31 and State Road 110 in Fulton County to a report of a vehicular accident involving a passenger car and an RV.   


Investigation into the crash revealed that a 2004 Buick Le Sabre driven by Kasey Javier, 32, of Rochester, was traveling east on SR 110 when it crossed the median eastbound across the northbound lane of US 31.   Javier pulled into the path of a 2021 Sunseeker RV driven by Paul Rothwell, 49, of Zionsville.   Unable to avoid a collision Javier’s vehicle struck the Sunseeker causing it to overturn and it then collided with a traffic control pole in the NE part of the intersection. 


The Buick Le Sabre continued in a northeasterly direction and struck a utility pole before it came to rest in the ditch.


Of the other occupants of the Sunseeker besides the driver there were five children ranging in age from 9-14 and Tracy Rothwell, 49, of Zionsville.  All had minor injuries. 


The Fulton County Sheriff's Office reports that Javier was unconscious and was ground transported to South Bend Memorial with a possible head injury. Her condition is unknown at this time.  A five-year-old passenger in the Le Sabre had minor injuries.


Assisting the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office with the investigation - Rochester Fire Department, Lutheran EMS, Indiana State Police, Indiana Conservation, Indiana Department of Transportation and Fulton County 911.