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CPD reports Fatal Vehicle Accident - UPDATED

CPD reports Fatal Vehicle Accident - UPDATED

Post Date:11/18/2016

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Carmel Police Department
Three Civic Square
Carmel, IN 46032

NEWS RELEASE

Date: November 14th, 2016
Contact: Lt. Joe Bickel 571-2500
Release: Immediate


UPDATE-Fatal Vehicle Accident

On Tuesday, November 15th, 2016, Robert W. Ingles died as result of his injuries sustained during the crash. The accident is still under investigation. If anyone has information or was a witness to this accident, please contact the Carmel Police Department at 317-571-2500.


Fatal Vehicle Accident

On Monday, November 14th, 2016, at approximately 11:20 a.m., Carmel Police responded to an accident near the intersection of 96th Street and Haverstick Road. Officers arrived and found one vehicle involved in the crash.

Based on preliminary information, it appears that a black 2009 4-door Acura operated by Robert W. Ingles (68 year old from Indianapolis, IN) was traveling eastbound 96th near Wild Cherry Lane. The driver traveled off the south side of the roadway and struck a speed limit sign. The driver then overcorrected and subsequently drove off of the north side of the roadway and collided with some trees.

The passenger (Thomas M. Billingsly, 71 year old from Indianapolis, IN) in the black Acura was later pronounced deceased at 86th Street St. Vincent Hospital as result of his injuries.

The driver was also transported to 86th Street St. Vincent Hospital where he remains in critical condition.

Accident Reconstructionists from the Carmel Police Department are investigating the crash. 96th Street between Haverstick Road and Westfield Blvd was temporarily closed during the investigation.

If anyone has information or was a witness to this accident, please contact the Carmel Police Department at 317-571-2500.

 

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