SIDNEY – An Akron teen was critically injured Saturday night after an accident at the corner of Packerton Road and SR 14.
Brendyn Ryan Stump, 16, of Akron, was taken to a Fort Wayne hospital and was listed in critical condition, according to a statement released by the Kosciusko County Sherrif’s office
Stump was heading east on SR 14 in a 2017 Ford Fusion when the car went off the right side of the road and slammed into a utility pole on the passenger side.
The accident happened at about 6:45 p.m.
Fire crews extricated Stump from the vehicle and he was airlifted to a Fort Wayne hospital.
The intersection remained closed for an extended period while crews removed the vehicle and repaired the utility pole.
Departments responding to the crash included Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office, Claypool Police Department, Pierceton Police Department, Silver Lake Police Department, Silver Lake Fire Department, Sidney Fire Department, Warsaw-Wayne Township Fire Territory, Parkview EMS, Parkview Samaritan Air Ambulance, Indiana Department of Transportation.