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Husband and wife from Bethany collide in accident in Middlebury

A 65-year-old Bethany resident was injured Thursday, Oct. 26, when his motorcycle was struck by a car driven by his wife on Bank Road in the Town of Middlebury.

Ronald H. Stanton was stopped on the highway facing north talking with a person in another vehicle that was parked on the shoulder.

Ellen J. Stanton, 59, failed to see her husband stopped on the road and her vehicle struck the rear of the motorcycle ejecting Stanton.

Ronald Stanton suffered head, shoulder and knee injuries. He was transported by Warsaw Ambulance to Wyoming County Hospital.

Ellen Stanton was transported to UMMC by Mercy EMS for hand and arm injuries.

None of the injuries are considered life threatening and no citations were issued.

The accident was investigated by State Police in Warsaw.

Jason Crater
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Joined: Aug 25 2009

that's got to be awkward. glad no one was seriously hurt.

Kyle Couchman
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Joined: Dec 25 2009

These are good friends and they are ok, bruised pride and all. This actually happened last week, they were at the church get together this past Sat telling us all bout it. Get well soon Ron & Ellen Smile

Mardell Lamb
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Joined: Apr 22 2009

This is good to hear, Kyle. Thanks. I can only imagine how awful she must feel. So glad he'll be OK.

John Woodworth JR
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Joined: May 28 2009

This would make a good "Wife out to get husband" joke. Damn, he got up! I did not hit him hard enough. Wink On a serious note, thank GOD no one was seriously injuried. Ride safe, Ron.

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