One Hurt in Dump Truck, Semi Wreck

Sullivan County, IN – One person was hurt in a Sullivan County accident involving a dump truck and a semi.

It happened on U.S. 41 near County Road 200 South.

A dump truck had turned northbound onto the highway. Police say as the dump truck was picking up speed, a northbound semi truck hit it from behind.

The semi truck driver, 47-year-old John Lewis of Lafayette, was trapped in his vehicle and had to be extricated by crews. He was transported to Terre Haute Regional Hospital where he is in stable condition.

The dump truck driver, 22-year-old Lucas Shew of Sullivan, was not hurt.

The northbound lanes of U.S. 41 were shut down for about an hour and a half.