Hendricks County– Monday afternoon, at approximately 1:47 p.m., an Indiana State Police Trooper escaped a serious single-vehicle accident with minor injuries on Interstate-70 near the 60-mile marker.
Preliminary investigation indicates that Master Trooper DuJuan Presley-McFadden, a 20-year veteran of the Indiana State Police, was responding to a crash at the 38-mile marker on Interstate-70 in Putnam County. Trooper Presley-McFadden was traveling westbound in his police vehicle, a 2018 Dodge Charger when his car hydroplaned due to water on the road.
Presley-McFadden’s car left the roadway and rolled several times, eventually striking an I-beam of a road sign. No other vehicles were involved in the accident.
McFadden was transported to Hendricks County Hospital where he was treated and released for cuts, abrasions, and head injuries. Presley-McFadden was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash.
The case is being investigated by Indiana State Police Trooper Brian Thomas. Assisting at the scene were ISP Sergeant Cory Robinson, Trooper Ted Robertson, and Trooper Andrew Mattern. Also assisting was Hendricks County EMS.