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LAPORTE — Two motorists suffered serious injuries Friday night in a head-on collision in the 2500 North block of U.S. 35, according to county police.

Police said a 27-year-old La Porte woman was driving a 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt north on U.S. 35 when it crossed the center line and struck a southbound 2001 Toyota Tundra nearly head-on. The Toyota was driven by a 45-year-old Chicago resident.

The La Porte woman was pinned in her vehicle and had to be extricated by Center Township and Springfield Township firefighters, police said. Both drivers were transported to Memorial Hospital of South Bend for treatment of serious injuries.

"Toxicology results are pending to determine if alcohol/drugs were a factor," police said.

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The crash remains under investigation.

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Porter/LaPorte County Courts and Social Justice Reporter

Bob is a 23-year veteran of The Times. He covers county government and courts in Porter County, federal courts, police news and regional issues. He also created the Vegan in the Region blog, is an Indiana University grad and lifelong region resident.