LEESBURG — A one-vehicle accident that occurred on Saturday, Jan. 14 at 4492 E. Armstrong Road, Leesburg was the result of alcohol consumption.
Kevin Kandell, 40, First Street, North Manchester, was traveling westbound on Armstrong Road, east of CR 450E. The vehicle left the roadway and struck a utility pole. The utility pole was broken at the base and stuck back into the ground. Witnesses observed the vehicle swerving and striking the pole.
Kandell had a cut on his upper head and complained of lower right leg pain. According to the accident report, Kandell admitted to consuming alcoholic beverages. There were also open beer cans on the front passenger floorboard.
NIPSCO, Mediacom and Century Link were notified of the accident and the damages caused. Kosciusko County Highway was contacted for barricades.
North Webster EMS transported Kandell to Kosciusko Community Hospital.