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Cell phone distraction causes wreck on Evansville's west side

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An accident at 5915 Cynthiana Road had traffic at a standstill on Thursday evening.

Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Deputies were dispatched to Cynthiana Road after a white Toyota Avalon rear ended a tan Toyota Camry.

22-year-old Megan Blankenberger was driving southbound on Cynthiana in a white Toyota Avalon and reportedly looked down to read a text message on her phone, and when she looked up, the Camry in front of her had stopped to turn into a driveway.

The Camry then went across the center of the road and side swiped a white Honda Civic which was heading northbound.

Two adults and two juveniles were traveling in the Camry and were transported to Deaconess Hospital to treat injuries.

Blankenberger received citations for using a cell phone while driving.

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