Car Crash on I-69 Causes Cars to Roll and Catch Fire
Monday Dec 03, 2018 6:30am
A rear-end collision on I-69 caused one car to roll multiple times and another to catch fire.
Emergency responders were were called to the crash on southbound I-69 north of the Kendallville/Waterloo exit just before 3:30 PM late Friday afternoon. Upon arrival, first unites on the scene saw a vehicle in flames.
A report from the the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department said that both cars were going southbound when one car driven by Joshua Calhoun, age 24 of Kendallville, tried to break, but rear-ended a Jeep causing it to lose control and begin spinning. The Jeep, driven by Stephanie Scott, age 24 of Greenwood, rolled over at least three times going off the road and came to a stop in a ditch.
Calhoun's car then caught fire in a median off the passing lane.
Scott and her two children, ages 2 and 4, were taken to the hospital where they were treated and released.
Calhoun was not hurt. He was was given a citation for the crash.
Sheriff's Deputies responding at the scene said it was a miracle that there were not any serious injuries.