Fully Loaded Dump Truck Accident Sends One to Hospital

A single vehicle accident sent a dump truck into a ditch on June 7th. Parke County Sheriff’s Office responded to an accident that occurred on SR 236 near Guion Road. Randy M. Patton, age 41 of Rockville, was operating a 2015 International tandem dump truck that was traveling east on SR 236 when he ran off the right side of the road and into a small ditch landing on the passenger side. Patton was transported to Union Hospital of Clinton with minor head and chest pain. Patton was hauling a load of sand at the time of the accident. Marshall First Responders, Parke County EMS and Pefley & Henshaw Towing assisted at the scene.

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