Driver injured in Jackson County crash on U.S. 31

A southern Indiana man was seriously injured in a crash Thursday in Jackson County.

According to the Indiana State Police, a pickup being driven by 31-year-old Logan M. Light of Charlestown was southbound on U.S. 31 near Jackson County Road 50N at about 9 a.m. in the morning when it crossed the north bound lanes, leaving the road, hitting a culvert and rolling several times. Light was thrown from the vehicle.

He was taken by Jackson County EMS ambulance to Schneck Medical Center in Seymour before being flown to to an Indianapolis area hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The investigation is ongoing. Troopers were assisted at the scene by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department, Vernon Township Fire Department and Coomer’s Wrecker Service.

Photo courtesy of Indiana State Police.