Posted: 06/19/2021 / 4:09 PM CDT
Updated: 6/20/2021 / 7:49 PM CDT

SPENCER COUNTY, Ind (WEHT) – South Spencer School Corporation officials have confirmed a teacher was in a car accident returning from an Alabama vacation.

Mary Kerber, a fourth grade teacher at Rockport Elementary School, was injured in the crash. Her children are also badly injured and have to stay in hospital for some time to recover.

Rockport Elementary faculty and staff are now accepting donations to help Kerber and her family. Donations can be made to Kellie Harpenau at 316 South 5th Street in Rockport.

Harpenau says the kids are doing better, adding that a group of teachers will travel to Alabama Monday morning to deliver a care package and donate money to the family. Harpenau says she will continue to accept donations for the Kerber family.