More information has been released regarding an accident with injuries at Pokey Road and Route 140 that took place Friday around 4:12PM. Bria M. Richter, of Highland, was traveling west on Route 140 and turned left, failing to yield to Jason M. Willman of Mulberry Grove, who was traveling east.
Willman’s Ford F250 struck Richter’s Ford Focus on the front right side, causing the car to spin 90 degrees and come to rest in a private drive. Willman’s truck entered a ditch after the impact and overturned once, landing on its top. According to the accident report, both vehicles were totaled. Pokey, Old Ripley and Bond County EMS were on the scene. Richter was transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Highland and Willman refused treatment.