Main and Lusher accident sends one to hospital

Posted on July 3, 2013 at 1:00 a.m. | Updated on July 3, 2013 at 3:00 p.m.

ELKHART — A woman was hospitalized after a two-vehicle accident occurred at the intersection on South Main Street and East Lusher Ave. Wednesday, July 3.

First responders were called at about 12:31 p.m. to the intersection. Tom Weaver, a witness, said a black passenger car hit a red pick-up truck that was stopped at a red light.

Firefighters had to extricate a woman from the car, which received extensive front-end damage.

Sgt. Dan Colson of the Elkhart Police Department said medics believed the woman may have had a medical issue prior to the accident. She did not hit the brakes as she approached the intersection, hitting the truck.

A woman and three children in the truck did not suffer any injuries.

Traffic is being re-directed at Main Street as crews work to clear the accident.

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