(Rolling Prairie, IN) - Details have emerged related to a rollover accident in Rolling Prairie earlier this week.
On Wednesday morning, at about 6:45 a.m., emergency responders were called to the intersection of US 20 and CR 400 East. According to reports, an SUV driven by a 27-year-old Michigan City woman pulled into the path of a westbound semi. The tractor-trailer, which was not loaded, careened into the eastbound lane, narrowly avoiding oncoming traffic. Its driver suffered only a minor injury and refused medical treatment.
The SUV flipped over onto the shoulder of US 20. First responders found the driver lying incapacitated outside the vehicle with a severe head injury. Three boys - ages 7, 9, 11 - were helped out of the car’s rear window. They reported minor injuries.
All three kids and their mother were transported via ambulance to South Bend Memorial Hospital.