The Indiana State Police is investigating a serious crash that occurred early Tuesday afternoon affecting northbound lanes on U.S. 31 at S.R. 110.
At approximately 2:19 p.m., Marshall County Dispatch received calls of a crash between two pickup trucks on U.S. 31 near S.R. 110. Troopers from the Indiana State Police responded and found two pickup trucks had crashed blocking northbound lanes.
A preliminary investigation by Trooper Jon Hart indicates that a blue 2002 Ford pickup was traveling southbound on U.S. 31 and made a left turn to go east on S.R. 110. The driver, Matthew Kneller, 54 of Silver Lake, is alleged to have not yielded to northbound traffic and pulled into the path of a pickup truck. Kneller’s Ford was struck broadside on the right side by a maroon 2013 Dodge pickup truck that was traveling northbound in the right lane. Kneller was transported to Memorial Hospital in South Bend with injuries believed to be serious but not life-threatening. The driver of the Dodge, Joseph Mazurek, 35 of Booneville, Kentucky was not injured in the crash.
Both lanes of northbound U.S. 31 were open at approximately 4:07 p.m.
The Indiana State Police was assisted by the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department, Argos Police Department, Lutheran Ground, and Argos EMS.