Indianapolis man dies in one-vehicle accident in Carmel


An Indianapolis man is dead after a one-vehicle accident in Carmel at approximately 11:20 a.m. Nov. 14.

Police said their preliminary investigation suggests that Robert W. Ingles, 68, of Indianapolis drove a 2009 Acura off the roadway and struck a speed limit sign as he traveled east on 96th Street near Haverstick Road before overcorrecting and colliding with trees on the north side of the road.

The passenger, Thomas M. Billingsly, 71, from Indianapolis, was taken to St.Vincent Hospital where he was pronounced dead as a result of his injuries. Ingles is also at St.Vincent, where he remains in critical condition.

Accident reconstructionists are investigating the crash. If anyone has information about the accident, they are asked to contact CPD at 317-571-2500.