At approximately 10:30pm on Sunday evening (01/24/16), the Ohio County Sheriff’s Department responded to a vehicle accident on State Rte. 56 north near Belleview Lane.
Upon the arrival, deputies determined that 39 year old Todd Casteel was driving north on State Rte. 56, when for unknown reasons, he veered into the southbound lane and lost control of the vehicle.
The vehicle overturned several times into a nearby field before coming to rest right-side-up.
Casteel was transported by Ohio County EMS to Dearborn County Hospital with possible back injuries. Deputies believe speed to have been a factor in the crash.
The Ohio County Sheriff’s Department was assisted at the scene by the Rising Sun Police Department, Rising Sun Fire Department and Ohio County EMS.