TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) - A 17-year-old girl is in an Indianapolis hospital after being seriously injured in a car wreck Saturday morning.
The Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office said it happened around 7:05 a.m. at the intersection of Jackson Highway and County Road 475 West. Deputies said the 17-year-old Caroline Warren was driving south on CR 475 W. when for an unknown reason she did not yield at the intersection and hit a truck.
The driver of the truck, 50-year-old Timothy Metzinger, was treated at a local hospital and released. Deputies said the 17-year-old was trapped in her car, and first responders for the Wabash Township Volunteer Fire Department had to extricate her.
The girl was flown by helicopter to Saint Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. Her exact injuries are not known at this time.
Deputies said the crash is still under investigation.
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