Truck Driver Airlifted from Accident Scene


A tractor-trailer driver was airlifted to South Bend following a Friday evening crash on U.S. 30 east of Queen Road in Marshall County.

Police there say Schneider semi with one trailer driven by Donovan Sampson, 24, from Neponset, Ill. was rear-ended by a Eurotrans Express semi with a single trailer driven by Alam Djurakulov, 52, of Pennsylvania. Djurakulov had to be cut from the wreckage and was flown to Memorial Hospital. Sampson was not injured. His truck sustained minor damage. The wreck happened just after 6 p.m.