3 taken to hospital after crash in Tippecanoe County

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TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — Three people were taken to the hospital Friday evening after a crash in Tippecanoe County.

Tippecanoe County Sheriff’s deputies said it happened around 6:15 p.m. on State Road 26 near Hunters Ridge, east of Lafayette. Two vehicles were involved in the crash.

According to the preliminary investigation, deputies believe the driver of an SUV was trying to pass another vehicle when the collision happened.

Three people were transported to the hospital. Deputies on scene said two people had serious injuries.

State Road 26 was completely shut down for about an hour. It was reopened to traffic just before 8 p.m.