Vehicle collides with tanker, driver airlifted in critical condition

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Kosciusko County tanker crash

Investigators are trying to figure out why a driver crossed the center line and drove into the path of a semi tanker early Thursday evening in Kosciusko County.  

According to the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department, deputies and emergency personnel were dispatched at approximately 6:15 P.M. to a crash located on State Road 15 north of 550 South.  

The crash involved a north bound 2013 silver Toyota which veered into the south bound lane, causing a head on collision with a semi tanker. 

The driver of the Toyota was airlifted to a Fort Wayne hospital for treatment.

Ella Taylor, 59, of Warsaw was listed in critical condition as of Friday morning. 

The driver of the semi was not injured. 

The Kosciusko County Fatal Team was assisted at the scene by members of the Claypool Fire Department, Warsaw Fire Department,  Lutheran E.M.S., Lutheran Air Ambulance, the Winona Lake Police Department, and the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department.

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