One injured in single-vehicle Elkhart crash

ELKHART, Ind. -- Deputies responded to a single-vehicle crash with injuries on Friday at 4:38 p.m. on County Road 52, according to the Elkhart County Sheriff's Office.

The driver of the vehicle, a 35-year-old Warsaw resident, was traveling west on County Road 52 in a 2006 Chevrolet Avalanche at the time of the crash.

Officials say the driver was attempting to shift the vehicle into four-wheel drive when he lost control and drove off of the roadway, colliding with a tree on the north side of the road.

The driver was trapped within his vehicle for an unspecified amount of time and was in and out of consciousness.

He was eventually removed from the vehicle by EMS and transported to Parkview Regional Hospital in Fort Wayne for treatment of injuries to the head and neck area.

No citations were issued, and the driver was wearing his seatbelt, according to the sheriff's office. 

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