Crash involves several parked vehicles

Local man facing drunk driving charges

Posted: May 27, 2019 5:52 AM
Updated: May 28, 2019 12:40 PM

Blanford, Ind. (WTHI) - A Clinton, Indiana man is behind bars after a Saturday morning crash.

It happened just after Midnight.

Vermillion County dispatch received a 911 call of a traffic accident involving several vehicles at State Road 163 and Jackson Avenue in Blanford.

Officers found a pickup embedded in the back of a camping trailer.

The pickup had been traveling east on State Road 163 when it left the road, struck the parked camper and pushed it on top of a pickup that was also parked at a nearby residence.

A fishing boat and a car at the home were also damaged.

The driver, 41-year old David Plunkett of Clinton, was taken to Union Hospital in Terre Haute.

A chemical test of Plunkett's blood showed his blood alcohol content was more than twice the legal limit at .19%.

Article Comments

Terre Haute
Clear
82° wxIcon
Hi: 89° Lo: 70°
Feels Like: 86°
Robinson
Clear
83° wxIcon
Hi: 88° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 88°
Indianapolis
Scattered Clouds
82° wxIcon
Hi: 88° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 83°
Rockville
Clear
82° wxIcon
Hi: 88° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 86°
Casey
Clear
80° wxIcon
Hi: 88° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 84°
Brazil
Clear
82° wxIcon
Hi: 87° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 86°
Marshall
Clear
82° wxIcon
Hi: 88° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 86°
Heat Wave Begins!
WTHI Planner
WTHI Temps
WTHI Radar

WTHI Events