Car Collides With Semi In Dekalb County

By Ian Hoover- 21Alive

Car Collides With Semi In Dekalb County

September 2, 2014 Updated Sep 2, 2014 at 9:17 AM EDT

CORUNNA, Ind. (21Alive) -- A car collided with a semi on US 6 around 3:16 a.m. Tuesday morning.

67-year-old Percilla Ruble was driving a 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier when, according to police, she went left of center and struck the trailer of a passing semi. The rear axles of the trailer became completely detached as a result of the collision.

The semi driver, 48-year-old Keith Sparkman, tried to avoid the collision and wound up swerving off-road. Ruble was pinned in her car due to the crash and had to be extricated by emergency personnel. She was flown to Parkview Regional and is listed in stable condition.




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