Posted on Feb 27, 2024

Victim identified in car wreck on east side of Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - The victim of a car accident that occurred in Indianapolis Friday morning has been identified, according to WTHR.

Michelle Umana-Rodriguez was killed in the two-car crash in the area of East 21st Street and North Irwin Street on the city's east side.  The incident happened at about 8:30 Umana-Rodriguez was taking one of her children to school, family members said. Her son sustained minor injuries and was listed in stable condition at an area hospital.

Umana-Rodriguez was a mother of six children ranging in age from 9 to 17.  Family and friends held a candlelight vigil in her memory near the crash scene on Saturday night.  

The driver of the other vehicle was hospitalized in serious condition.

Our Indianapolis car accident lawyer will update this news blog should any additional details become available.