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Passersby talk with the driver of a car as an Elkhart County Sheriff Deputy talks to the driver of an SUV that went off the road after a collision on C.R. 17 at the C.R. 18 intersection Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. Injuries appeared minor, but both were seen by EMT’s after they arrived on scene. (Truth Photo By Jennifer Shephard) (AP)
Minor injuries to two drivers involved in C.R. 17 crash

Posted on Feb. 12, 2013 at 12:00 a.m.

ELKHART — Two women were taken to Elkhart General Hospital on Tuesday, Feb. 12, after a head-on crash on C.R. 17.

The crash occurred at 11:28 a.m. when Betty Stuart, driving her car south on C.R. 17, attempted to turn left onto C.R. 18 and was struck by an SUV driven by Barbara Brumbaugh heading north on C.R. 17, the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department reported in a news release.

Both vehicles came to rest on the northeast corner of the intersection.

Stuart was cited for failure to yield the right of way.

Both women were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash and suffered minor injuries.