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Columbus woman injured in accident on Central July 4th


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A Columbus woman is listed in fair condition at IU Health Methodist Hospital after being hit by a vehicle at 17th Street and Central Avenue at 7:48 p.m. Friday.

Sylvia W. Kiel,  75, 13250 S. Jonesville Road, was crossing Central Avenue from the Circle K gas station when a vehicle westbound on 17th Street turning south on Central hit her in the intersection, Columbus Police said.

The vehicle had the green arrow to turn south on to Central, police said.

Kiel suffered possible internal injuries, scrapes and cuts and was flown by helicopter to Methodist for treatment.

For more on this story, see Tuesday's Republic.

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