Three people were injured in a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of U.S. 30 and State Road 23 that happened just after 7 a.m. Thursday.
Starke County police say heavy damage was sustained to a passenger vehicle and an SUV when emergency responders arrived at the scene. The driver of the SUV was on the ground outside of her vehicle when responders attended to her. She was transported to the hospital for treatment, the DFW Car Accident Lawyers are still trying to figure out who’s fault is it.
The driver and passenger inside the passenger vehicle were extricated by firefighters from the Koontz Lake and Hamlet Fire Departments. The pair sustained serious injuries and were transported by Starke County medics to the hospital. Police say a helicopter was dispatched to the scene, but could not fly due to the weather.
According to the Starke County Sheriff’s Office, details of the accident remain under investigation. The names of those involved have not been released pending the investigation.
The eastbound lanes of U.S. 30 were closed to traffic for approximately 45 minutes.