Elkhart County police investigating crash between semi and motorcycle

ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. – The Elkhart County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a crash involving a semi and a motorcycle at the intersection of C.R. 17 and C.R. 38.

Elkhart County Dispatch confirmed a call came in at 1:17 p.m.

A motorcycle was traveling north at high speeds on C.R. 17, approaching the 4-way intersection of C.R. 17 and C.R. 38, police said.

The motorcycle crashed into the back of a semi as the semi was traveling south and attempting to turn east bound onto C.R. 38 from C.R. 17, reports said.

The motorcycle driver was taken to a Fort Wayne hospital for serious bodily injury and third-degree burns.

The driver of the semi was not hurt in the incident.

This crash is still under investigation with the Crash Investigation Team. The driver of the motorcycle was not cited at the scene.

The motorcycle driver was wearing a helmet.


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