A local woman was saved from a burning van Thursday afternoon in rural Daviess County.
According to the accident report, Ashley N. Allison, 19, 667W 300S, was driving a 2002 Chrysler Town and Country east on CR 100S near CR 1100E when she swerved to miss an animal in the road, overcorrected, and went off the road. The van then flipped over, causing her to eject from the van. The van then caught fire.
A passerby, Amos Graber, 702S 1100E, drove by and saw the wreckage from the accident and found Allison semiconcious near the van. She was moved away from the van and Graber waited until emergency personnel arrived.
Allison was taken to Daviess Community Hospital for observation. Damage from the accident was estimated between $2,500 and $5,000.
10:34 a.m. — Molly Haag, 1205 Grand Ave., reported the theft of a stereo face plate. CDs were also stolen.
9:43 a.m. — Mary Bassler, 216 N.E. Ninth St., said the registration from her vehicle was stolen the night before. Many cars were broken into around the street as 8:42 a.m. Mack Petty, 217 N.E. 10th St., said his car and others around him were broken into.
7:50 a.m. — Kimberly Woodall, 1006 Center St., said her vehicle was broken into the night before.
7:35 a.m.— Elaine Wolven, 210 N.E. 15th St., said a CD player and a stereo was taken from her husband’s truck the night before.
7:03 a.m. — Mark Hedges, 113 S.E. 9th St., reported CD’s were missing from his vehicle.
5:18 a.m. — Sally Petty, 2003 Grand Ave., said her vehicle was broken into the night before. A satellite radio was taken.
4:07 a.m. — Phil Culver, 1104 W. VanTrees St., said three gas cans were taken from his home the night before.
6:42 p.m. — A male caller reported a utility pole with a transformer snapped. A line crew was called.
6:29 p.m. — A male caller reported downed limbs and power lines from a thunderstorm. Power was restored during the night.
10:12 a.m. — Joe Sponn, 1537S 300E, said his van was broken into and two handguns and a wallet were taken.
6:42 p.m. — A large storm went through the area, causing downed limbs and power lines. Reports of trees in county roads were reported into Friday.
Total Jail Population: 158
9:20 a.m. — Tiffany M. Ervin, 18, 1605N 75E, was driving a 2000 Volkswagen Beetle east on CR 200N and turning on CR 75E. She slid off the slick road and hit a fence. No injuries were reported and damage was estimated between $1,000 and $2,500.