Posted on Nov 14, 2023

Man injured when car slams into disabled vehicle in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Police said a man was injured when a car crashed into a disabled vehicle in Indianapolis Sunday night, WXIN reports.

Officers responded to the 7900 block of Timber Ridge Drive near Franklin Road on the city's east side after being notified of the incident at about 6:30 p.m.  Investigators learned that a car had broken down with its emergency flashers on when it was hit by another car going south on Franklin Road.  A man who was standing outside the disabled vehicle at the time was injured and taken to Eskenazi Hospital in serious but stable condition.

The driver of the second vehicle stayed at the scene and was arrested on charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated and endangering a person.

The accident remains under investigation by the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.