One injured in S.R. 19 crash

An Elkhart man suffered minor injuries yesterday in a crash on S.R. 19

Posted on April 4, 2014 at 7:05 p.m.

ELKHART — One person was injured in a two car crash on S.R. 19 Thursday evening.

According to a news release from the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department, Lucas Baker, 30, of Napanee, was driving southbound on S.R. 19 in a Chevrolet Trailblazer around 6:11 p.m. Thursday, April 3, when he slowed for a vehicle turning in front of him.

Terry Richards, 29, of Elkhart was driving a Pontiac Grand Prix behind the Trailblazer. 

According to pollice, Richards was following too closely and collided with the Trailblazer as it slowed.

Baker was taken to Elkhart General Hospital for treatment of neck and shoulder pain.

Richards was cited for following to closely.

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