Posted on Apr 24, 2024

1 dead, 1 injured after car crashes into light pole in Elkhart

ELKHART, IN - One man was killed and another injured when their vehicle crashed in Elkhart early Sunday morning, WBND reports.

The Elkhart Police Department Fatal Crash Team said a Pontiac Torrent crashed into a light pole in the vicinity of Benham Avenue and W. Indiana Avenue at about 2:30 a.m.

A passenger in the front seat, identified as 32-year-old Montrell Curtis of Elkhart, died after being transported to an area hospital.  The driver, 27-year-old Walter Holmes of Elkhart, was critically injured.

Investigators are trying to determine the cause of the fatal wreck.

Our Indianapolis car accident lawyer will update this news blog with the latest information as it is made publicly available.