Although the Brazil City Police and Clay County Sheriff's departments initially responded to the scene, Indiana State Police officials investigated the accident that occurred near the intersection of State Road 59 and Ridge Street around 10 a.m.
According to information provided by ISP, David White, 56, Brazil, was traveling northbound on SR 59 when he hit a manhole cover in the road. He reported the traffic arrow board sign he was pulling on a trailer swayed, crossed the centerline and then struck an oncoming passenger car driven by Margaret Shaffer, 46, Staunton.
White then lost control of the dump truck, crossed the center line and struck an oncoming small pick-up truck driven by Ryan Coffman, Brazil, head on.
White sustained a laceration to his hand and Shaffer reported experiencing pain at the scene, but no further information is available.
Coffman was transported to St. Vincent Clay Hospital for treatment of a laceration to his head and a knee injury.