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1 dead, 9 injured in charter bus crash on I-74

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Posted at 3:11 PM, May 13, 2024
and last updated 2024-05-13 15:59:03-04

SHELBY COUNTY — One man died and nine others were injured in a crash on I-74 Monday afternoon.

According to Indiana State Police, around 2 p.m., troopers were requested to assist the Shelby County Sheriff's Office with a serious crash in the eastbound lanes of I-74 near the 112 mile marker.

Police said the crash involved a charter bus with several passengers.

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When first responders arrived, they located an adult male unconscious and unresponsive inside a van that apparently had struck the back of the bus.

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Nobody on the bus was seriously injured, however the man driving the van was pronounced deceased on the scene, police said.

Nine of the passengers on the bus chose to go to the hospital to be checked for minor injuries.

Preliminary investigation by Indiana State Police determined 52 year old Jason Huber of Boggstown Indiana, was driving a Dodge van eastbound on I-74.

Traffic had stopped for unknown reasons in the area and Huber crashed into the back of the stopped bus.

The eastbound lanes of I-74 were closed for approximately two hours while the crash was investigated and the wrecked vehicles were removed.

An investigation is ongoing and no additional information was released.