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UPS driver seriously injured in crash with semi truck

Source: Indiana State Police Source: Indiana State Police
Source: Indiana State Police Source: Indiana State Police

A man driving a UPS truck was seriously injured Monday morning after colliding with a semi on U.S. 50.

According to Indiana State Police, at approximately 6:30 a.m. the UPS delivery truck was headed westbound on U.S. 50 just east of County Road 300 West. 

The driver, Michael Collins, 29, of Holton, Ind lost control on the icy roadway and skidded left of center striking a semi tractor trailer headed eastbound.

The semi driver, Donald R. Hinkle, Jr., 50, of Lima, swerved to the right into the ditch to avoid the collision but the UPS truck struck the front corner of the trailer causing extensive damage to the UPS truck. 

Collins was flown by Stat Flight helicopter to University Hospital with serious injuries and his condition is unknown at this time. 

Hinkle was transported by Rescue 69 to Margaret-Mary Hospital in Batesville for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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