On 09/07/2023 at approximately 5:00 PM Newton County Dispatch received 911 calls in reference to a car versus semi crash on Southbound US 41 at County Road 350 South in Morocco.
The preliminary investigation by Deputy Scheckel indicates a Buick passenger car driven by a 63 year old Rensselaer, IN man crossed US 41 at CR 350S. The vehicle failed to yield to a southbound tractor/trailer driven by a 33 year old Jackson, MI man.
The driver of the Buick was extricated from the vehicle by Morocco Fire personnel, treated by Newton County EMS and flown to a Chicago area hospital for serious injuries.
The driver of the semi was refused medical attention at the scene.
Names are being withheld at this time.
Assisting agencies: Newton County Communications, Morocco Fire, Morocco Police Dept, Newton County EMS and Lutheran Air.