Three people hospitalized following DeKalb County crash

DEKALB CO., Ind. (ADAMS) – Three were hurt in a crash in DeKalb County Tuesday night.

The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department says it happened just before 7:30 p.m. when a minivan was heading west on County Road 68 and failed to stop at the intersection with County Road 427.

When the van entered the intersection, it struck a Sebring that was driving north on County Road 427.

The collision launched the car into a bean field in the northwest corner of the intersection. The van spun into a ditch in the same corner of the intersection.

A 64-year-old passenger in the car had to be extricated by the jaws of life. That woman and her 65-year-old husband, and the 44-year-old driver of the van that failed to stop were all taken to a Fort Wayne hospital for treatment.

The van driver had a bruised shoulder and a cut to his face. The driver and passenger of the car both complained of neck pain and shortness of breath, but their conditions were not made clear.
The van involved in a crash at County Roads 68 and 427 sits totaled off the road in DeKalb County.
Both vehicles had heavy front-end and side damage and are considered total losses.

The crash is under investigation.