Passenger injured; operator arrested in off-road vehicle (ORV) accident

Posey Co.- Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating an ORV accident that happened Sunday in Posey County.

At 6:45 p.m. CT, officers were dispatched to the area near the intersection of Oliver Road and Springfield Road for an ORV accident with injury. 

Upon arrival, it was discovered that Kristin Murillo, 22, of Evansville, was operating an ORV when it left the roadway, striking a tree and causing the passenger, Parker Gross, 19, of New Harmony to be pinned inside.

Murillo was taken to the Posey County Jail and booked for suspicion of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.

Responding agencies included the Wadesville Fire Department, Posey County Sheriff’s Department, and Posey County Emergency Medical Service.