ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (WANE-TV) Nikki Zabolotney is asking for prayers for the recovery of her 16 year old son Hunter Zabolotney and a 17 year old teen critically injured in a northeast Allen County car crash Monday night. “We are devastated, heartbroken. Hunter is such a great kid. My heart is literally aching. I just want prayers for both boys,” said Zabolotney to Newschannel 15 Anchor, Brett thomas.
The incident happened in the 6800 block of Schlatter Road around 9:15 p.m.
According to the Allen County Sheriff’s Department, a car carrying the teenage boys hit a utility pole after it went off the road. The car was found in a wooded area near the spot of the crash.
Both teenagers were taken to the hospital in critical condition.
Hunter’s mother told Newschannel 15 that the boys were coming home after doing homework. She said an officer on the scene told her that the weather, which was wet and windy at the time, could have played a role in the crash.
Nikki Zabolotney said her son, who is on the Carroll High School baseball team, is on life support due to bleeding on his brain. “We have definately felt the love and support from our community and are very thankful,” said Nikki Zabolotney.
The other victim is also a Carroll High School student but has not been officially identified at this time. He is a 17 year old senior at the school.
The school principal said the school was hoping for the best possible outcome, and also providing counseling at the school for any students or friends he need to talk to someone.