One injured in accident with semi

A picture of Monday's accident on I-69.
A picture of Monday's accident on I-69.

ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (WANE)  A driver was seriously injured after crashing into the back of semi on I-69 on Monday.

The accident happened around 2:15 p.m. in the northbound lanes of I-69 near mile marker 293, which is close to the Allen County line.

The driver of a minivan told police she looked down at her radio for a second and when she looked back up, she hit the back of a semi. She then went off the road and hit a guardrail.

She was taken to the hospital in serious condition. The driver of the semi was fine.

Traffic on I-69 was down to one lane for a short time while crews worked to clear the scene. provides commenting on many stories to allow for constructive discussion. In order to comment, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms and Conditions. Anyone violating these terms, including the use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinion of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, flag it so our moderators can review.

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