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    Boone County jail transport van involved in accident in Lebanon

    By David Gay,

    27 days ago

    LEBANON, Ind. — A Boone County Sheriff’s Office jail transport van was involved in an accident in Lebanon Friday morning that sent multiple people to the hospital.

    According to a news release from the Lebanon Police Department, officers were dispatched to the intersection of Noble Street and Indianapolis Avenue at around 9:50 a.m. on Friday in response to an accident. When law enforcement arrived, they found that two vehicles were involved in the crash, including the jail transport van.

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    The release said that seven people were transported to area hospitals for treatment after the crash, including the driver of the transport van and three Boone County Jail inmates. Officials said the other three individuals who were injured were in the other vehicle.

    Officials with the Boone County Sheriff’s Office said the van was being driven by an on-duty corrections officer and was carrying three inmates, one female and two males, to the Boone County Courthouse.

    “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved in the accident,” Boone County Sheriff Tony Harris said. “The quick response from all first responders on the scene is greatly appreciated. We are doing everything we can to support our office personnel, inmates and the public.”

    The individuals who were involved in the crash are reported to be in stable condition, the release said.

    This story will be updated when more Information becomes available.

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