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4 cars, several injuries in a State Road 9 accident Saturday

Multiple vehicles, injuries in a State Road 9 accident Saturday afternoon.


According to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Department, four vehicles were involved in the accident at the entrance to Trotters Chase.  Two vehicles were northbound stopped in traffic to turn right into Trotters Chase addition when a vehicle driven by William Erwin, 39, of Greenfield, struck the vehicle driven by Robert Plue, 48, of Shelbyville. The collision caused Plue’s vehicle to strike a vehicle driven by Tammie Jones,  55, of Shelbyville. 


A car driven southbound by, Jovalen Arena, 29, of Lexington, Kentucky, struck Plue’s vehicle as it entered the southbound lanes. 


Erwin was injured with a complaint of chest pain and head pain. He and his juvenile passenger were transported to Methodist Hospital.  The juvenile passenger was transported for complaint of chest pain. 


Plue and his two juvenile passengers were transported to Methodist and Riley.  The two juvenile passengers were injured in the form of chest pain and arm pain.   Plue sustained arm, head and chest pain injuries.


Jovalen Arena was injured with back and leg pain.  A female passenger complained of hip pain.  They were transported to the MHP Medical Center.  


Shelbyville Fire Department and medics as well as Fountaintown medics assisted in transporting the injured to hospitals.