SYRACUSE — Branden Collins, 31, Leesburg, suffered facial lacerations following a one-vehicle accident at 4:35 a.m. today, Thursday, July 14. The accident was on US 6, west of CR 35, north of Syracuse.
Officers with the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department report Collins was traveling west on US 6, in a 2006 Dodge 1500, when a deer ran across the road, west of CR 35. Collins swerved his vehicle to miss the deer. The truck went off the roadway and hit a tree head one.
Collins was taken to IU Health Goshen for non life threatening injuries.