Tuesday shortly after noon the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department responded to a two vehicle accident at US 31 and south Michigan Road in the southbound lanes with the caller stating there was entrapment.
As Deputy Neal Wallace arrived on the scene Midflight was requested to respond to the Plymouth Airport.
During the investigation into the crash it was stated in the report that 68 year old Laura Melton of Scottsboro, Alabama driving the Hyundai Sonata was traveling southbound in the passing lane of US 31.
The driver of the Chevrolet Equinox identified as 71 year old Stephen Trago of Plymouth was exiting Michigan Road traveling eastbound across the south lanes of US 31 to travel northbound on US 31 when he failed to yield to Melton’s oncoming vehicle.
The impact resulted in Trago’s vehicle being struck in the area of the driver’s door with both vehicles coming to rest partially in the median.
The passenger in Stephen Trago’s vehicle identified as 57 year old Joyce Gerard of Plymouth and Laura Melton was transported to St. Joseph Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
The Marshall County Sheriff’s Department was assisted by Plymouth Fire and EMS and the Indiana Conservation Office.