Distracted driving blamed for 231 accident

Distracted driving is being blamed for a accident at U.S. 231 North of County road 850 North on Thursday morning. According to the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department. Around 7:30 am 62 year old Linda Underwood of Bainbridge was northbound on 231 and attempting to turn into her driveway, when 19 year old Madison Klausner of Carmel, who was also northbound, rear-ended Underwood’s truck. The accident sent Underwood’s pickup off the road and it overturned. Underwood was taken to Hendricks Regional Hospital in Danville. Klausner admitted she had glanced down at her phone just before the accident.