Mike Wilbur

INDIANA ENGINE VS. SEMI CRASH – NO INJURIES BUT RIG RIPPED IN HALF

Around 1:20PM Wednesday near the intersection of Liberty / Westchester Township Line Road (1100 North) / State Road 49 a Semi crashed into a Chesterton Fire Engine responding to an emergency call, according to eyewitnesses. The witness stated after the collision water began shooting into the air from the fire engine that was split in half from the collision.

Firefighters were seen walking around after the impact but the truck driver was not, the witness told RNS. Town officials were not immediately available for an update. There are currently lane restrictions in place in the area and traffic is impacted while the wreck is cleared.

Check back for updates on this crash.

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