DEKALB COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO) – Around 12:23 am early Friday morning, the Dekalb County Sheriff’s Department responded to a crash on the 5700 block of State Road 8 in Butler.
Officers indicate that two teen-aged juveniles were driving eastbound on State Road 8 in a Dodge Ram. The driver advised that he thought he struck something and lost control of the truck on the ice covered road. The truck entered a ditch where it became airborne and flew over three separate driveways. After hitting the third driveway, the truck overturned, rolled and struck a tree. The vehicle ended up landing upright and facing west.
The driver and passenger were both wearing their seat belts. The driver suffered a broken leg and the passenger suffered head lacerations.
Detectives determined that the speed combined with the roadway conditions contributed to the crash.