A vehicle accident occurred Friday evening in front of the Pimento gas station.
Around 9pm Samuel Smith of Terre Haute was pulling out of Pimento circle in his Toyota SUV and was struck in the driver’s side by a box truck traveling southbound on US Highway 41. The box truck was driven by Curtis Criss of Lewis, Indiana.
Smith suffered severe head trauma and lacerations. The 36-year-old man was transported to Regional hospital then life lined to Methodist hospital in Indianapolis.
Smith registered a blood alcohol level of .209.
Criss, 64, was not injured.