Man hit while changing tire along I-65 remains hospitalized

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A man who was hit while he was changing a tire along Interstate 65 over the weekend was listed in serious condition on Monday morning.

Paul Hines, 58, came to help his girlfriend’s son change a tire on Interstate 65 near the Meridian Street exit around 4 a.m. Saturday.

While Hines tried to change the tire, an SUV, driven by Lindsay Standeford, 24, hit the car, pushing it forward and pinning Hines between the car and the guardrail.

Lindsey Standeford (Provided Photo/ IMPD)
Lindsey Standeford (Provided Photo/ IMPD)

He was taken to Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital in very critical condition. On Monday morning, he was listed in serious condition in the ICU.

Standeford tested a .14 percent BAC. She was arrested and preliminarily charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing serious bodily injury, a Class D felony.

Officials say Standeford is employed by the Airport Police Department. She was off duty and with a friend at the time of the crash. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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