1 person arrested after car flips during crash in Evansville

Crash on Weinbach and Pollack
Crash on Weinbach and Pollack(WFIE)
Published: Oct. 10, 2022 at 4:31 PM CDT
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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - Emergency crews were called to a crash in Evansville.

It happened shortly before 4:30 p.m. Monday at Weinbach and Pollack.

Police say one vehicle flipped during the crash, and one person has minor injuries.

According to an affidavit, Mario Quiroz told police he was driving between job sites when he approached a four-way intersection, and failed to stop at the stop sign. He told officers he crashed into a van with his truck.

Officers say when they asked Quiroz for his driver’s license he told them it was suspended from an operating motor vehicle while intoxicated offense out of California.

Further investigation revealed Quiroz had also been using a false plate and that his truck was not registered with the BMV.

According to an affidavit, Quiroz was arrested and booked into the Vanderburgh County Jail on the following charges:

  • Driving while suspended causing injury
  • Failure to provide insurance
  • False fictitious plates
  • Failure to register with BMV

Officers say the crash is under investigation.

Mario Quiroz
Mario Quiroz(14 News)