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.

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