By Deb Patterson
SYRACUSE — Two people, both occupants of a dump truck, owned by Dynamic Landscaping, were transported to Goshen Hospital. The driver and passenger reportedly complained of head and/or neck pain. The crash occurred around 12:30 p.m. today, Saturday, May 14, at North Indiana Avenue (SR 13) and Elkhart County South County Line Road, just north of Syracuse.
Turkey Creek Fire Territory, Syracuse Police and Kosciusko Sheriff’s Office responded to the call to find a Chevrolet Malibu with heavy front and rear end damage in the northbound lane, facing south. The Ford truck, owned by Dynamic Landscaping, and a trailer had jackknifed off the west side of the road, facing north. The truck and trailer narrowly missing a utility pole. The truck had also gone over a deep ditch.
Benton Township and the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Office also responded, due to the location of the accident.
The crash is being investigated by the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Office.