A tragic crash happened Saturday just before 1 p.m.in Vincennes. A 4-year-old boy was killed and a man seriously hurt when a southwestern Indiana sheriff’s deputy trying to make a traffic stop ran into a Dodge Caravan.
It all started when Knox County Sheriff Deputy John Fuller attempted to pull over a Mazda for traffic violations.
The Mazda continued driving, running through the intersection of 17th and Busserson.
Deputy Fuller followed the Mazda through the intersection and that’s when the deputy’s car hit the rear of a Dodge Caravan that was driving through the intersection.
Jordan Walls of Bicknell, 4,was unrestrained in the rear of the van and died of head injuries later. A 34-year-old man in the van was taken to an nearest hospital with serious injuries.
Another child, the van’s driver and the sheriff’s deputy were taken to a Vincennes hospital for treatment.
The police have not said what happened to the Mazda.
The crash in still being investigated.