State Road 135 North was the site of two serious accidents this weekend.

On Feb. 27 State Road 135 North at Three Story Hill Road was closed for about an hour because of a crash involving two vehicles.

At about 7 p.m., Beth Foraker, 48, Morgantown, was northbound and turning left onto Three Story Hill Road from State Road 135 North when she collided head-on with a southbound Ford F-150.

Foraker told Brown Sheriff’s Deputy Joshua Stargell that she tried to avoid the truck, driven by Clifton Beezley, 29, Franklin.

The officer found Foraker’s Honda Odyssey sideways in the road and the truck in a yard.

All three passengers in Beezley’s truck were injured. Beezley sustained possible broken ribs and a bruise on his head. He was taken by ambulance to Johnson Memorial Hospital.

Beezley’s front seat passenger, Joshua Quick, 19, Franklin, received a broken nose and a 4-year-old child had a scratch on the face, the release said.

Foraker’s vehicle had four occupants. The front seat passenger, Paula Gardner, 46, Morgantown, complained of chest pain, but was checked out by an ambulance crew and did not seek medical treatment.

Everyone was wearing seat belts. Both vehicles were towed.

The next day, Feb. 28, a motorcycle driver was seriously injured following an afternoon accident on State Road 135 North near Grandma Barnes Road.

John A. Fox, 60, Martinsville, was traveling north on State Road 135 when a southbound minivan drove left of center in a curve and into the path of Fox’s 2008 Harley Davidson motorcycle.

Fox swerved to miss the van and went off the road where he struck a tree, an accident report from Indiana State Police Officer Steven Jordan states.

Fox was transported to Johnson Memorial Hospital by EMS 7 for severe internal injuries, but was later flown by a medical helicopter to Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital from JMH, the accident report states.

Fox was last listed in critical condition. His motorcycle was towed from the scene. He was wearing a helmet.

Brown County Sheriff’s Department, the Nashville Police Department and Brown County (Nashville) Volunteer Fire Department assisted at the scene of that accident.

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Suzannah Couch grew up in Brown County, reading the Brown County Democrat. A 2013 Franklin College graduate, she covers cops/courts, education and arts/entertainment.