Greensburg man dies in wrong-way interstate crash

A wrong-way driver died in a crash on Interstate 74 in Decatur County yesterday morning.

According to Indiana State Police reports, a car being driven by 66-year-old Daryl W. Jackson of Greensburg was driving the wrong way on the westbound interstate lanes in rural, eastern Decatur County at about 6 Tuesday morning. He crashed head on into a vehicle being driven by 22-year-old Kaleb A.R. Buckler of Brookville.

Jackson suffered fatal injuries in the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Decatur County coroner’s office.

Buckler suffered serious injuries and was flown to an Indianapolis area hospital for treatment.

Witnesses said Jackson had been driving the wrong way for about five miles before the crash. Officers were trying to catch up to his vehicle before the collision.

The crash remains under investigation and toxicology results are pending.