Driver hospitalized after head-on collision with semi on State Road 37 in Elwood

Cause of crash under investigation

MADISON COUNTY, Ind. - One man was hospitalized early Sunday after a head-on collision involving a semi and a car along State Road 37 in Elwood, Madison County Dispatchers said.

The crash was reported about 4 a.m. near S.R. 37 and 9200 North when the northbound car crossed the center line and struck the southbound semi, Madison County Sheriff Ron Richardson confirmed.  The impact of the crash caused the car to flip on its roof before bursting into flames.

The unidentified man driving the car was seriously injured in the crash. He was flown via medical helicopter to an Indianapolis hospital.

The driver of the semi was not seriously injured.

The cause of the crash was under investigation.

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