SYRACUSE — The female driver and lone occupant of a Honda Accord has been taken to Goshen Hospital following a rear-end collision on SR 13, north of Syracuse. The accident occurred at approximately 4:40 p.m. today, Nov. 9.
The vehicle ran into the back of a semitrailer, being hauled by a semitractor owned by AJP LLC, Goshen. Initial reports were the engine compartment caught fire after impact, It was quickly extinguished.
The accident is between the Elkhart/Kosciusko County Line Road and US 6. The area is temporarily closed to traffic, until the vehicle can be removed.
Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department is investigating. Syracuse Police Department, Benton Township Fire Department and Turkey Creek Fire Territory Fire and EMS responded.