dr martens green vehicle crash in Whitely County sends 2 to hospital
30 just west of the Whitley/Allen County Line.
The driver, 42 year old William J. Riley of Morocco, Indiana, struck the rear of a van being driven by 40 year old Todd A. Rowe of Garrett, Indiana.
That impact caused a chain reaction crash involving a car driven by 33 year old Christopher L. Fish of Fort Wayne and another semi driven by 47 year old Donald O. Spencer of Merrillville.
The van, car and the second semi were at the traffic light at the intersection. The light had just turned green at the time of the crash.
Both the van and car were totaled in the crash.
Rowe and Fish were transported to a hospital in Fort Wayne. Their injuries were not life threatening.
Police say the crash is still under investigation pending the results of a toxicology test.
Assisting at the scene were the Indiana State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division, Allen and Whitley County Sheriff Departments,
Columbia City Police and Fire Departments, Union, Smith and Jefferson Township Fire Departments, as well as Arcola Fire Department, TRAA, Parkview EMS, INDOT and Parker Towing.