Sunday, May 14, 2017, 3:43 PM
Bloomington (Monroe County) – Just before 6:30 yesterday evening, a two-car crash occurred on State Road 37 and Bottom Road, approximately 4 miles north of Bloomington.
The crash investigation revealed that as a bicyclist attempted to cross SR37 at Bottom Road, the cyclist and the bicycle fell over into the left lane on the southbound side. A southbound Chevrolet four-door passenger vehicle driven by Alexis P. Davis, 21 of Greenwood, IN., was approaching the intersection. Davis successfully avoided the cyclist by quickly swerving to the right. Tragically this evasive maneuver caused her to lose control and slide sideways through the median and into the northbound lanes of SR 37.
A northbound 2013 Chevrolet truck driven by John P. Wobser, 50 of Franklin, IN. was then unable to avoid collision with Davis’ Chevrolet passenger car.
The collision resulted in the death of Kaitlyn Wells, 11 of Martinsville.
This crash is still under investigation.
The Indiana State Police wish to express its condolences to the family Kaitlyn Wells in the aftermath of this tragedy.
ASSISTING AGENCIES – Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, Bloomington Police Department, Bloomington Township Fire, IU Health Ambulance, Monroe County Coroner’s Office, I-69 Partners, INDOT, Ken’s Westside Service.
SOURCE: Indiana State Police – Bloomington District 33
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