Three Injured in Polaris ATV Accident on US 231_Expected to Recover

The three individuals that were involved in the ATV traffic accident on April 18th are all reported to be improving. The accident occurred on US 231, when John English of English’s Buffalo Farm pulled out of his drive to head North with his two minor granddaughters, in a Polaris Ranger. That is when Rachel Jern, 47, of Terre Haute was headed south on US 231, and wasn’t able to stop in time to avoid hitting the ATV. John was airlifted to I.U. Health, while his youngest granddaughter was airlifted to Riley Hospital, and another was taken to Hendricks Regional Health. The Bainbridge community, as well as the children and staff at Bainbridge Elementary School, have banned together to show their support, even donating food, after this devastating accident. Pictures of John and the girl have recently been posted in stable condition, indicating they are on the path to recovery, smiles and all.

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