Collision in Leesburg sends one to the hospital

LEESBURG – Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department responded to an accident scene in Leesburg Thursday morning.

A 2008 Honda Civic collided with a 1998 Volvo semi that was turning into the Freedom Express Citgo station at the intersection of South Main and West Church Streets at 5:31am.

The Honda was driven by Sabas Valencia, 21, of Warsaw. Valencia complained of pain to the chest and was taken to Kosciusko Community Hospital.

Two witnesses at the scene stated the semi had plenty of time to turn. Valencia stated he didn’t know what happened and never saw the semi.

The semi was driven by Glen Zimmerman, 64, of Nappanee. Zimmerman was uninjured.

Total damages were estimated between $10,000-$25,000.