Police Investigate Crash Involving a Semi and Pick-Up on US 30 in Warsaw


WARSAW, Ind. (WOWO): Warsaw Police and the Kosciusko County Fatal Alcohol Crash Team are investigating a serious crash that occurred Friday afternoon on US 30 at County Road 150 West.

Just after 1:00 p.m., officers responded to the crash on US 30 between a pick-up truck and a semi tractor trailer. Once on the scene, they found the pick-up partially under the rear of the semi. Emergency crews worked to extricate the driver of the pick-up who was seriously injured and unresponsive. The driver was airlifted from the scene to Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.

The driver of the semi 47-year-old Gennadiy Trushov, of Pennsylvania was not injured. Trushov stated that he was stopped behind a line of traffic, for a red light, when he felt the impact to the rear of his trailer.

The preliminary investigation indicates that the pick-up truck did not brake before impact and struck the rear of the semi at highway speeds.

The identity of the pick-up driver is currently unknown and at this time police do not have an update on his condition.