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Car Crash in DeKalb County

Driver strikes tree stump and his car ends up in flames.

Posted: Mar 3, 2018 9:34 AM
Updated: Mar 5, 2018 9:26 AM

AUBURN, Ind. (WFFT)- 21 year-old Taylor J. Radcliffe was traveling west bound on CR 68 in the 4700 block. 

His Saturn ran off the roadway and struck a tree stump.

The vehicle caught fire and the driver sustained face, head, and hip injuries.

A passerby was able to help the driver out of the vehicle.

Jackson Twp. Fire arrived to put out the fire.


The driver was transported to PRMC.

Alcohol is believed to be a factor.

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