MIDDLEBURY Teen flown to hospital after crash

A teenager was flown to Memorial Hospital in South Bend following a single-vehicle crash.
Posted on Oct. 3, 2012 at 1:00 a.m. | Updated on Oct. 3, 2012 at 8:39 a.m.

MIDDLEBURY — A teenager was flown to Memorial Hospital South Bend Tuesday night after a single-vehicle crash on C.R. 22, just two miles west of the city limits of Middlebury. He remained in serious condition this morning, Oct. 3.

Tyler Beachy, 19, of Middlebury, was driving a sedan east on C.R. 22, just west of C.R. 35 around 9:30 p.m., when he traveled off the roadway, hitting several trees on the property of 14897 C.R. 22, according to a crash report from the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department.

The vehicle received front end damage and Beachy was not wearing a seat belt.

Beachy sustained injuries to his to his right knee and right arm. He also may have sustained internal injuries, according to the report.

He was issued a citation for not wearing a seat belt and for speeding.


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