SILVER LAKE — Three people were taken to the hospital Wednesday, Aug. 14, after a two-vehicle accident on SR 14, at the intersection of CR 600W, Silver Lake.
The preliminary results of the investigation indicate that a 2008 Chrysler Sebring, driven by Anthony Collins, 22, Silver Lake, was traveling south on CR 600W, approaching SR 14, prior to the collision. A 2010 Jeep Wrangler, driven by David Kintzel, 47, Akron, was traveling west on SR 14, approaching CR 600W.
As Kintzel was nearing the intersection, Collins’ Chrysler began to cross SR 14 into the path of Kintzel’s Jeep. The front end of the Chrysler struck the passenger side of the Jeep, causing both vehicles to leave the southwest corner of the intersection.
The front seat passenger in Collins’ vehicle, identified as Austin Collins, 23, Mentone, was taken by Samaritan Air Ambulance to Parkview Hospital. Anthony Collins and a rear seat passenger, Rita Collins, 56, Mentone, were taken by Parkview EMS to an area hospital. Kintzel did not sustain any injuries at the scene.
Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office, Silver Lake Police Department, Silver Lake Fire Department and Burket Fire Department also assisted at the scene.
This crash remains under investigation by the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office Fatal Team.