Man Airlifted After Single Car Crash
Friday Jul 06, 2018 6:49am
By: Sheila McCrea
A man was airlifted Thursday afternoon after a single vehicle crash.
The DeKalb County Sheriff's Department says that it happened just before 3 p.m. in the 300 Block of State Road 327 in Corunna.
Reports inicate that 56-year-old Kenneth Nickolson of Waterloo told authorities that he swerved to miss an object in the road, causing him to over correct. His truck went off the road, and the hit a utility pole.
His vehicle rolled onto its top. As a result Nickolson was trapped inside. He was later extricated and flown by Samaritan to Parkview Medical Center.
Nickolson sustained injuries to his head, chest and arm.
Assisting the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department at the scene was the Corunna Fire Department, Ashley Fire Department, and DeKalb County EMS.