Sheriff: Alcohol may be a factor in Thursday morning rollover crash

Car overturns in rural Vanderburgh Co.

VANDERBURGH CO., Ind. (WFIE) - Four people were in a car that overturned in rural Vanderburgh County.

The sheriff’s office says it happened just after one Thursday morning near King and Newman Roads. That’s not too far from the river and Old Henderson Rd. in Union township.

Rollover crash
Rollover crash (Source: Passenger)

Authorities tell us they think alcohol may have been involved.

They say the a blood sample from the driver has been sent to a state lab. We’re told charges are possible depending on those results.

Deputies say the passengers in the car said they told the driver he should not be behind the wheel.

Rollover crash
Rollover crash (Source: Passenger)

They say he was driving recklessly in a field when the rollover happened.

The driver was the most seriously hurt.

Rollover crash
Rollover crash (Source: Passenger)

The Sheriff says one passenger was thrown from the car.

Friends of the front passenger tell us he has a broken wrist, a concussion, and several scrapes and bruises.

The two back passengers escaped with minor injuries.

Flipped car in Vanderburgh Co.
Flipped car in Vanderburgh Co. (Source: Passenger)

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