All lanes of US 30 near Columbia City back open after pickup rear-ends semi

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COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (WANE) — A crash along U.S. 30 in Columbia City shut down westbound traffic on the highway late Monday morning.

The crash happened around 10:40 a.m. Monday in a westbound lane near the intersection of U.S. 30 and State Road 205, by Parkview Whitley Hospital.

A pickup is shown crashed into the back of a semi trailer on U.S. 30 in Columbia City on Monday, Aug. 9, 2021.

According to a Columbia City Police deputy chief, a semi was stopped at a red light when a commercial pickup pulling a trailer rear-ended it.

The pickup’s driver suffered minor injuries and was taken to a Fort Wayne hospital. The semi driver was not hurt.

Police initially stopped both east and westbound traffic. Eastbound U.S. 30 has since reopened and the west bound lanes opened at around 1 p.m.

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