FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Northbound Semi Crashes into Bridge Support on I-69
At approximately 6:44 a.m., Tuesday, May 16, 2017, the Allen County Sheriff’s Department was notified of a single vehicle crash that occurred on I-69 at the 292 mile marker. Investigating officers determined that a FedEx semi-truck with two trailers was northbound on I-69 before traveling off the east side of the roadway striking a bridge support that was under construction. The driver of the semi was flown by the Samaritan to a local hospital in serious condition. It is not known why the truck left the roadway. A similar accident occurred at the same location exactly one week ago. The crash remains under investigation by the Allen County Sheriff’s Department.
Captain Steve Stone
Allen County Sheriff’s Department
Public Information Officer