One injured in single car accident in Dubois Co. - Tri-State News, Weather & Sports

One injured in single car accident in Dubois Co.

One person suffered a spinal injury after an traffic in Dubois County.

Sheriff deputies responded to an accident on SR 145, about a mile south of the Birdseye loop around 11:30 p.m. Saturday night.

Deputies say they found 19-year-old Cody Welp's vehicle about 200 feet off the side of the roadway.

Authorities say Welp told them he had been drinking. 

Welp was taken to Memorial Hospital for a possible spinal injuries and was then airlifted to St. Mary's in Evansville for more evaluation.

Charges are still pending, deputies are waiting for the toxicology report.

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