INJURY CRASH- LAKE VILLAGE, IN
NEWTON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE (October 2, 2023 12:45 pm)
On Saturday September 30th, 2023 at approximately 5:35 PM, Newton County 911 received multiple calls in reference to a multi-vehicle crash at the intersection of US 41 & SR 10 Lake Village.
The preliminary investigation by Deputies indicates a Pontiac passenger car (operated by a 36 year old male from Lake Village) was traveling eastbound on SR 10 when the driver failed to stop at the red traffic light. The Pontiac continued eastbound across all lanes of US 41, failed to yield right away to a northbound minivan. The minivan (operated by a 24 year old from Milwaukee Wisconsin) was northbound on US 41 with a green light at the intersection when it struck the Pontiac in the passenger side door causing the vehicle to come to rest in the grass median, the minivan left the roadway and fell into a culvert.
The driver of the minivan was treated on scene for minor injuries. The passenger of the minivan was transported to an area hospital for unknown injuries. The driver of the Pontiac was also transported to area hospitals for unknown injuries.
Names and information are not being released at this time reference the ongoing investigation.
Assisting agencies: Newton County Communications, Newton County EMS, Lake Township Fire, Lincoln Township Fire.