GoFundMe set up for Mishawaka man trapped in wrecked vehicle over Christmas

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- The man who was pinned in his truck for six days after an accident on I-94 last Wednesday is recovering in a South Bend hospital today. 

After his truck went off the road and landed under a bridge on Dec. 20, 27-year-old Matt Reum, of Mishawaka, was finally found yesterday by two fishermen in the area. 

Despite the circumstances, Reum appears to be in good spirits recovering at South Bend Memorial Hospital. 

A GoFundMe has been set up for Reum to cover medical bills and recovery costs.

"Hi, my name is Haley Traxler I’m one of Matt’s good friends," the GoFundMe states. "Recently he was in an accident on I-94 and stuck in his truck that rolled for 6 days! His legs were stuck and he was unable to move due to that he is looking at an amputation more than likely. He has several broken bones throughout his body. He is alive and that’s what we care about most through this hard time he needs all the love and support he can get. He is the most kind hearted human I’ve ever met would do anything for you even if he barely knew you or at all. He works for the Boilermakers union 374 out of Hobart but lives on south bend IN. If you can help out in any way it would be greatly appreciated. Matt is thankful for anyone who can contribute."

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