WABASH, Ind. (WFFT) — A crash involving a garbage truck sent one man to the hospital Tuesday afternoon.
Just before 3 p.m., the Wabash City Police Department responded to the area of State Road 13 just south of U.S. Highway 24 regarding a single-vehicle crash.
When Wabash Police say when they arrived in the area they located a Republic Services truck that was rolled over on its driver’s side in the middle of S.R. 13.
Wabash Police identified the driver as 47-year-old Michael D. Vettel of Peru, Indiana.
Vettel was transported to Parkview Wabash Hospital for treatment.
Police say that Vettel was turning southbound on S.R. 13 from U.S. 24 and speed was a contributing factor causing his truck to overturn.
They say the passenger in the truck was not injured.
The road was closed temporarily while responders worked to remove the truck and clean up the area.