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Shelbyville Police wants to talk to witnesses to semi - pedestrian accident

Shelbyville Police are looking for any individual that may have witnessed the semi - pedestrian accident on November 3 that resulted in a Shelbyville woman being lifelined to IU Methodist Hospital.


If anyone has information on this incident they are asked to please contact the Shelbyville Police Department and request to speak with Capt. Bill Dwenger.  


Original story posted to Shelby County Post and GIANT fm News

A Shelbyville woman was seriously injured in a semi - pedestrian accident on Wednesday.


Shelbyville Police report the incident happened just before 11:00 am on Colescott Street at the intersection of South Harrison.  The driver, Thomas Phillips, 56, of Alexandria, Ohio, was driving a 2018 Freightliner.  Phillips was travelling northbound on South Harrison and turned left onto Colescott. Phillips told police he didn't see anyone in the intersection as he began the turn but then saw something in his driver's side mirror as he pulled through it.  He then saw people getting out of their cars and running towards the intersection.


The Shelbyville Police report when the semi was three quarters of the way through the turn the back wheels struck Carolyn Hazelbaker, 79, of Shelbyville.  Hazelbaker sustained lacerations to the her lower body and head trauma. 


Hazelbaker was lifelined to IU Methodist Hospital.