WASHINGTON TWP. — One driver was airlifted to an area hospital after a collision involving three vehicles halted both north and southbound traffic on Indiana 49 near Burlington Beach Road Tuesday.

A box truck, car and semitrailer were all traveling southbound when they collided. It is unclear in what order the vehicles struck each other. An investigation is ongoing, Porter County sheriff's PIO Cpl. Benjamin McFalls said.

One person was flown by Lutheran Air. It is unclear which vehicle the person was in, McFalls said.

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Porter County General Assignment Reporter

Emily covers Porter County news and features for The Times. A transplant from NW Ohio to NWI, Emily loves talking to people and hearing their stories. She graduated from the University of Toledo in 2018 and believes all dogs are good dogs.