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Auburn man critically injured in DeKalb County crash

The crash happened about 8 p.m. at the intersection of U.S. Highway 6 and County Road 27.

Posted: Nov 6, 2019 1:44 AM

WATERLOO, Ind. (WFFT) -- An Auburn man was critically injured Tuesday after his SUV collided with a tractor-trailer. 

The crash happened about 8 p.m. at the intersection of U.S. Highway 6 and County Road 27. 

Dekalb County Sheriff's deputies say 32-year-old Jason D. Walden of Auburn was driving a 2007 Ford Escape southbound on 27 when he failed to yield the right of way to a semi heading east on U.S. 6. 

Deputies say the semi struck the Escape in the passenger side. 

Walden was airlifted to a local hospital in critical condition. 

The driver of the semi had minor injuries. 

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