ST. JOSEPH COUNTY — Update: A victim from the first semi accident scene at the 69 mile marker, a Good Samaritan who stopped to help, has the has been airlifted to a burn unit at a Kalamazoo hospital, where he's listed as stable, according to Indiana State Police-Toll Road officials.
All Toll Road lanes are open, as of 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, per Indiana State Police-Toll Road post. The westbound side has one lane open at the 69 mile marker and will remain that way until approximately 2 p.m.
First accident at 3:54 a.m.: A 2009 Kenworth semi-tractor owned by HGC Transport from Caledon, Ontario, pulling a trailer loaded with fish was traveling westbound in the driving lane and for an unknown reason left the north side of the roadway and into the ditch.
As the driver, 32 year old Harish Kumar, from Antelope, Calif., corrected and attempted to get the vehicle back onto the roadway, it was struck in the rear of the trailer by a second semi-tractor which was pulling a trailer with unknown cargo.