Two ejected from uCabbi taxi in single-vehicle I-70 crash

The driver of a taxi was bringing the group from Indianapolis to Terre Haute.

Posted: Jun 24, 2019 2:13 PM
Updated: Jun 25, 2019 8:46 AM

CLAY COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - Two people were hospitalized in a Monday afternoon crash in Clay County.

It happened around 2:00 on I-70 near the 26-mile marker.

According to police, the driver of a uCabbi, 31-year-old Kenneth Bolinger was driving two passengers from Terre Haute to Indianapolis, and then back to Terre Haute.

The crash happened on the trip back to Terre Haute.

Police say, Bolinger, for an unknown reason, lost control of the van, hitting guidewires, and sending it across both of the westbound lanes of 70.

The two passengers, identified as 42-year-old Lakesha Denton and 18-year-old Antowane Simmons were ejected, one through the passenger side door and the other through the rear window.

Denton and Simmons were both transported to Regional Hospital in Terre Haute.

One of the passengers, who Indiana State Police did not identify, was airlifted from Regional to an Indianapolis hospital.

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