Jackson Co. Sheriff's Deputy seriously injured in crash
JACKSON COUNTY, IN (FOX19) -
Jackson County Sheriff's Deputy was seriously injured in a single
vehicle crash last night.
According to Sergeant Brian Wilson, yesterday evening at
approximately 6:00 p.m. Jackson County Sheriff's Deputy, 47 year old Mark Holt of
Seymour, was traveling westbound on S.R. 258 responding to a "shots fired" call
In the area of Base Road Deputy Holt crested a hill and his
vehicle, 2012 Chevrolet Caprice, became airborne. When it landed Deputy Holt
lost control and the vehicle ran off the north side of the roadway then rolled
Trooper Matt Holley, who was also responding to the same call,
was a very short distance behind Deputy Holt and drove up on the crash almost
immediately after it occurred.
Deputy Holt was airlifted to University Hospital in Louisville, KY suffering
from fractures to his ankle and feet, and multiple cuts and bruises. Deputy
Holt was wearing is his seat belt at the time of the crash.
The use of the seat
belt coupled with air bags and other safety equipment in the vehicle greatly
reduced the seriousness of the injuries he could have suffered in such a
Despite his injuries, he is expected to make a full recovery. The
crash remains under investigation.