Single-car crash kills one, injures another

June 27, 2011

One person was killed and another injured when their sport utility vehicle crashed into a creek near the south side of Indianapolis early Monday morning. According to witnesses, the SUV left Interstate 65, went down the embankment through trees and hit a chain-link fence before crashing into Pleasant Run Creek. Rescue crews found the vehicle partially submerged. The driver, Laura Lee Meadows, 40, was pronounced dead at the scene. The passenger, Anthony S. Lawless, 40, was taken to Wishard Hospital in critical condition.