Yet another serious crash has happened on U.S. 20, this one at Fail Road Wednesday morning, April 19, 2017.
The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 5:45 a.m., a silver 2014 Ford Fusion traveling east on U.S. 20 disregarded the traffic signal at Fail Road and struck a black 2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo traveling north on Fail Road.
The driver of the Ford, Anesah Brazier, 19, of South Bend, suffered a possible broken wrist and was transported to LaPorte Hospital. The driver of the Chevy, Luis Anguiano, 27, of LaPorte, suffered injuries to his hip and head; he was flown by MedFlight to Memorial Hospital in South Bend. His injuries were not believed to be life threatening.
Brazier was issued a citation for disregarding the traffic signal. A passenger in Brazier’s car, Marcel Omar Singleton, 32, was not injured and walked away from the scene,but was later stopped by deputies and found to be wanted in Saint Joseph County, IN, on a misdemeanor warrant. He was taken to Saint Joseph County and turned over to the sheriff’s department there.
The intersection was closed to traffic for about an hour.
“Remember to watch your speed, don’t text and drive, and stay to the right except to pass,” the sheriff’s office advises.
LaPorte County EMS and the Kankakee Fire Department also worked the scene.