PARKE COUNTY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Once released from the hospital, a Michigan man will face felony charges for “causing catastrophic injury” while operating a vehicle under the influence of a controlled substance and other drug-related charges.
According to the Parke County Sheriff’s Department, Michael Bruce Waters, 33, of Cadillac, Mich., was passing a stopped vehicle on US 41 near CR900 South when his truck struck a car driven by Harmony Crowder, 45, of Rockville, Ind., head-on. The truck came to a rest on its side.
Waters and a passenger, Randie Lynn Bowen, 26, of Marion, Mich., were able to pull themselves from the truck; however, Crowder was trapped inside her car and had to be extricated by emergency personnel.
Waters was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of internal injuries. Bowen refused treatment at the scene. She was later arrested for possession of methamphetamine, possession of paraphernalia and false informing.
Crowder was flown by helicopter to an Indianapolis hospital for serious injuries. Her current status is not known.