Two people hospitalized following DeKalb County motorcycle crash

Courtesy: the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department

DEKALB CO., Ind. (ADAMS) – Two people were hurt in a crash involving a motorcycle Tuesday afternoon in DeKalb County.

A report from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department says that officers were called to CR 9-A and CR 327 on a report of a crash around 3:20 p.m.

Officers at the scene said James Anderson, 18, of Garrett was traveling eastbound on C.R. 9-A at C.R. 327 in a Nissan Altima when he stopped at a stop sign. Anderson saw an opening in traffic and attempted to cross the intersection. The report says he pulled in front of a Honda motorcycle operated by Tony Ash, 37, of Garrett, who crashed into Anderson.

Anderson told investigating officers that he did not see Ash’s motorcycle before beginning to cross the intersection.

Ash was taken to Parkview Regional Medical Center by EMS. A passenger in Anderson’s vehicle – Angelina Clark, 19, of Garrett – was taken to Parkview DeKalb by EMS.
According to the report, Ash was not wearing a helmet.

The DeKalb Co. Sheriff’s Department was assisted by LaOtto fire and Parkview DeKalb.