DAVIESS COUNTY, KY. (THECOUNT) — The University of Southern Indiana softball team was involved in a serious van crash Saturday night in Daviess County, Kentucky, while traveling back home from a pair of road games.

The van, which was transporting Screaming Eagles players, crashed Saturday evening near Owensboro.


According to University officials, multiple players suffered injuries during the wreck, but none are considered life-threatening.

USI Director of Athletics Jon Mark Hall released the following statement in relation to the accident:

University of Southern Indiana Softball was involved in a traffic accident in Owensboro, Kentucky, while traveling back from a pair of games in the Blue Bridge Battle at Kentucky Legends Field. The accident resulted in injuries, none were life threatening, and several players had to be transported Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. More information will be released as it becomes available.


Geo quick facts: Daviess County, is a county in Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 96,656. Its county seat is Owensboro. The county was formed from part of Ohio County on January 14, 1815. Daviess County is included in the Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

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