On Tuesday (12/27/16), at approximately 2:00 pm, Trooper Travis Linville attempted to stop a 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt that was traveling eastbound on US 50 near State Road 262 in Dearborn County for a traffic violation.
The vehicle, being driven by Sabrina E. Richman, age 23, North Vernon, Indiana did not stop for Trp. Linville and fled eastbound on US 50 towards Aurora at speeds in excess of 90 miles per hour. The right front tire of the vehicle soon blew. After nearly five miles, Richman then crashed the vehicle into a guardrail and came to a stop.
Richman was found to be in need of medical attention after the crash occurred. Her injuries were not believed to have been caused by the crash. She was transported to the University of Cincinnati Hospital for treatment of unknown injuries. Richman was found to be in possession of suspected drugs and drug paraphernalia.
The case against Richman will be filed with the Dearborn County Prosecutor’s Office for charges. Richman will face various charges after being released from the hospital.
Trp. Linville was assisted by other troopers from the ISP-Versailles Post, Aurora Fire, and Dearborn County EMS.