Brownsburg Retail Construction Collapses – Multiple Injuries Reported


Brownsburg Retail Construction Collapses –
Multiple Injuries Reported

The gas station / strip mall under construction viewed from Northfield Drive driving west looking north.

At approximately 4:00 pm today, multiple people were injured when winds from a storm damaged a gas station and strip mall under construction near the intersection of Northfield Drive and  South Green Street (State Hwy 267) on the south side of Brownsburg.

Brownsburg Fire Territory Deputy Director of Operations Ryan Miller reported 12 people total were on site and of those 4 people were injured, one a juvenile critically when emergency services arrived on scene. They were transported to area hospitals. Ryan Miller said the juvenile was taken to Riley Hospital for Children. 

Authorities are reporting winds of up to 60 mph downing trees and power lines as a storm moved through the Brownsburg. Sporadic power outages were also reported in Brownsburg, temporarily closing area businesses.

While not confirmed by the Brownsburg Fire Territory, the storm and winds are believed to be the major contributing factor which led to the structure’s collapse.

Ryan Miller reported members of the Brownsburg Police Department were working to notify the relatives of those injured.

See the briefing provided by Ryan Miller the video is 2 minutes and 30 seconds in duration. 



The intersection of state highway 267 and Northfield Drive, heading south on 267 looking east.
Traveling south on state highway 267 looking east.
This construction worker’s helmet was found more than 1 block south of the construction area pictured in the background. South on State Road 267 looking north.
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