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Police respond to serious body injury crash

A driver sustained severe injuries after crashing his car on Soldiers Home Road Friday night.

Posted: Aug 17, 2019 5:05 PM
Updated: Aug 19, 2019 9:11 AM

TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI)—A driver sustained severe injuries after crashing his car on Soldiers Home Road Friday night.

It happened at the 3800 block of Soldiers Home Road around 8:30 p.m.

When Tippecanoe County deputies arrived, they found Heriberto Lopez in his car.

They said Lopez failed to safely drive through a curve in the roadway.

This caused his car to go off the right side of the road and hit a tree.

Airbags were deployed, but Lopez was not wearing a seat belt.

He was taken to a hospital in Indianapolis for further treatment.

Drug or alcohol use is not known at this time.

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