Both drivers taken to hospital and cited in Thursday morning crash

Elkhart County Sheriff\'s Office

ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. - The Elkhart County Sheriff's Office reports officers responded to a two-vehicle crash around 8:30 a.m., Thursday, June 6, near CR 11 and CR 24.

The report states a Chevy Suburban, driven by 70-year-old Donald Dickey of Elkhart, was travelling west on CR 24 approaching CR 11, when he disregarded a stop sign at the intersection and crashed into the passenger side of a Volkswagen Tiguan, driven by 43-year-old Rosaura Valenzuela-Reyes, who was travelling south on CR 11.

Dickey was taken to the hospital for immediate medical treatment for minor lacerations.

Dickey's passenger, 71-year-old Marla Dickey, was also taken to the hospital for complaints of stomach pain.

Valenzuela-Reyes was taken to the hospital for complaints of chest pain.

Authorities don’t believe drugs or alcohol were a factor in this crash.

Dickey was cited for disregarding a stop sign while Valenzuela-Reyes was cited for never receiving a driver's license and no insurance.

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