Rear-end crash on I-69 causes cars to roll and catch fire

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A rear-end collision on I-69 caused one car to roll multiple times and another to catch fire. 

Police, firefighters, and medics responded to the crash on southbound I-69 north of the Kendallville/Waterloo interchange at 3:27p.m. Friday.  

Police say both cars were going southbound when one car driven by Joshua Calhoun, 24, of Kendallville, tried to break, but rear-ended a Jeep causing it to lose control and begin spinning. The Jeep rolled over at least three times going off the road and came to a stop in a ditch.

Calhoun’s car then caught fire in a median off the passing lane. 

The driver of the Jeep, 24 year-old Staphanie Scott of Greenwood, and her two kids, ages 2 and 4, were taken to the hospital where they were treated and released. 

Calhoun was not hurt. He was was given a citation for the crash. 

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