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June 26, 2014

POLICE NEWS FOR JUNE 26, 2014: Car crashes into retention pond

An Elkhart woman and her passenger were injured late Tuesday night after the car they were riding in plunged into a retention pond.

According to Goshen Police, Lesley Perkins, 19, Elkhart, was traveling east on Elkhart Road near Midway Road at 11:49 p.m. Tuesday in a 1999 Nissan Maxima. While attempting to make a right turn she lost control of the vehicle, which jumped a curb, crashed through a fence and landed in the retention pond, submersing approximately 10-feet below the surface.

A witness, Wanda Horvath Cambron of Goshen, told police she was leaving work when she saw the debris from the vehicle hitting the fence and water fly into the air. She didn’t see any other vehicles involved.

Another witness, Carlazahane Rowland of Elkhart, was traveling west on Elkhart Road and told police she saw a vehicle coming toward her before making an abrupt right turn. Rowland told police that three people exited the vehicle. A baby, Nalani Parker of Elkhart, was not breathing, Rowland said. She then began to administer CPR, according to the report.

The other passenger, Ladrew Taylor, 21, Goshen, was checked and released at the scene by medical personnel. Perkins and Parker were transported to IU Health Goshen Hospital for treatment and released, according to hospital officials.

Three people injured in crash

Noble County police reported a three-vehicle crash at the intersection of Ind. 5 and 900 North in Ligonier at 3:34 a.m. Wednesday. According to police, a 2011 Ford Explorer driven by Stephanie Lehman, Rome City, disregarded a stop sign and struck a northbound 2002 Oldsmobile Silhouette driven by Alberto Segovia, Ligonier. The Oldsmobile was struck a second time while it was stationary in the intersection by a 2004 Dodge van driven southbound by Ralph Covey Jr., Topeka. Segovia and his passenger, Felipe Aranda, Ligonier, were transported to Parkview Regional Medical Center for treatment. Covey was transported to Parkview Noble. Police said weather conditions were believed to be a factor in the crash.

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