Update posted at 2:48 p.m.:
Police have identified the pedestrian who was injured in a crash on U.S. 50 in Aurora Friday morning.
Aurora Chief of Police Bryan Fields says David Snelling, 57, of Aurora, had been on the shoulder of U.S. 50 eastbound attending to his wife’s disabled 1995 Chevrolet Suburban.
While attempting to jump start the vehicle with his Chevrolet Lumina, the Suburban was struck from behind by a 2012 Ford work van driven by Keith Peele, 32, of North Vernon.
Snelling was struck by the suburban, sustaining injuries to his lower body. He was transported to Dearborn County Hospital by Aurora Emergency Rescue Unit where his current condition is not known.
The crash remains under investigation by Aurora Police.
Aurora Fire Department also assisted at the accident scene.
Original story posted at 9:07 a.m.:
(Aurora, Ind.) – A man working on his broken down car was struck as he stood outside of it on U.S. 50 in Aurora Friday morning.
The accident was reported a little before 7:00 a.m. Up to three vehicles were reportedly involved in the collision on U.S. 50 eastbound just west of State Road 350.
According to an eye witness, the male victim was working on his disabled vehicle on the shoulder of U.S. 50. A second vehicle was also parked on the shoulder to assist when a third vehicle struck the others.
At least one person, believed to be the man standing outside his broken down vehicle, was taken to the hospital. His name and condition have not been released.
Emergency crews cleared the accident scene at about 8:15 a.m.
The accident is being investigated by the Aurora Police Department. Eagle 99.3 will have more information as it is released.