Serious Crash In DeKalb County

By Maureen Mespell
By Daniela Salvador

May 17, 2012 Updated May 18, 2012 at 12:53 PM EDT

Latto, IN (Indiana's NewsCenter) -- Police in DeKalb County reveal more information about serious crash at State Road 3 and State Road 205 near Latto.

Around 4 Thursday afternoon, a semi driven by Lane Towers, 50, of Edon, Ohio was heading west bound on 205 ran a red light and collided with a Ford Explorer and a passenger car heading north bound on Indiana 3.

The driver and one passenger in the Ford Explorer and the driver of the passenger vehicle were all taken to area hospitals. The drivers were treated and released from the hospital.

The passenger in the Ford Explorer, 78-year-old Elaine Vanderkooi of Zeeland, Michigan was flown to Parkview Hospital. Vanderkooi was last listed in critical condition with head injuries.

Towers is facing charges.




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