Multiple injuries reported after two vehicle accident in front of Clay County YMCA

Injuries were reported after a two vehicle accident Friday morning in front of the Clay County YMCA.

Posted: Dec. 15, 2017 8:05 AM
Updated: Dec. 15, 2017 3:28 PM

CLAY COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - Injuries were reported after a two vehicle accident Friday morning in front of the Clay County YMCA.

This began around 5:30 a.m. when a Brazil Police Officer attempted to make a traffic stop near Church Street and Walnut Street in Brazil - but the suspect took off. 

The suspect was identified as Joey Allen, 32. Police report Allen is a habitual traffic violator which makes it a felony for him to drive.

About four blocks away, police report Allen hit a white vehicle in front of the Clay County YMCA. There were two minors and an adult male inside the white vehicle. 

Allen's vehicle then hit the Brazil High School monument in front of the Y, flipped over and caused serious damage to the top of the vehicle. 

Police report Allen was trapped inside the vehicle and had to be cut out. He was later air lifted by medical helicopter to a hospital in Indianapolis. At this time Allen is listed in critical condition. 

The two juveniles and the adult male in the white car were taken to Regional Hospital in Terre Haute for non-life threatening injuries. 

News 10 will continue to follow this story and bring you the latest when information becomes available.

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