UPDATE: According to a report issued by the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department, at approximately 5:45 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 2, Daniel L. Tucker, 19, Etna Green, was westbound on 640 North. Tucker failed to stop at the intersection of 640 North and 800 West in Etna Green. Tucker collided with Jose L. Barbosa, 37, Warsaw, who was southbound on 800 West.
After the collision, Tucker complained of pain in his head and neck and was transported to Lutheran Hospital by Medic 8. Tyler Ameigh, 20, Bourbon, a passenger in Tucker’s car, complained of pain to his eyes. He was transported to KCH for treatment. Barbosa also complained of pain in his eyes and was treated by EMS at the scene.
A witness stated she saw Tucker’s vehicle run the stop sign prior to the accident, going the opposite direction. Damages are estimated up to $10,000.
INITIAL REPORT: At Approximately 5:45 p.m., emergency personnel responded to a two-vehicle accident at CR 800W and CR 640N in Etna Green.
Our reporter at the scene reports two individuals were hospitalized, one was transported to Kosciusko Community Hospital, the other to Fort Wayne.
Atwood Fire Department, Multi-Township EMS, Etna Green first responders, as well as Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department, and Indiana State Police assisted at the scene.
More information will be provided when it becomes available.