Car crash in downtown Lafayette sends one to hospital


LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – A Friday morning crash in downtown Lafayette sent one woman to the hospital.

According to Lafayette Police Officer Scott Swick, a woman in a minivan was traveling south on Second Street when her vehicle ran a red light at Columbia Street. A man traveling west in a pickup truck on Columbia collided with the van.

The truck was forced into a cement flower planter in front of Lafayette Savings Bank. The van crashed into the building itself. While an air conditioning unit sustained damage, the building itself was not damaged. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, off topic, or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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