Columbus man injured in Saturday night crash

Photo courtesy of Bartholomew County Sheriffs Department

A Columbus man was seriously injured in a crash Saturday night.

Bartholomew County deputies are reporting that 40-year-old Israel Suarez, of Columbus, was thrown from his vehicle during the single-vehicle crash at about 11:07 p.m. Saturday night near U.S. 31 and County Road 900S. Deputies found Suarez in a field about 40-feet-away from the vehicle.

He was first taken to Columbus Regional Hospital and then transferred to IU Methodist Hospital due to his serious injuries.