Macon County Deputy on way to possible home invasion involved in 2-vehicle crash

Decatur vehicle crash at Route 48 and Mound Road. (Sherry Evans)

A Macon County Sheriff's deputy and another driver were seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash Sunday night.

The accident happened around 10:30 p.m. at Route 48 and Mound Road in Decatur.

According to a press release, the deputy was responding to a possible home invasion in Oreana along with other deputies when it crashed into another vehicle.

The crash happened as the squad car was travelling north on Route 48 as he approached the intersection.

Neither vehicles had additional occupants other than the drivers.

Both drivers sustained serious injuries.

The Decatur Police Department is investigating the crash.


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