Elkhart County driver injured after tree falls on SUV

By: NewsCenter 16 Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Email

ELKHART COUNTY Elkhart County emergency crews had to extricate a man from his vehicle after a large tree fell on it as he was driving.

It happened Thursday afternoon on State Road 120, between County Roads 15 and 17.

Jeffrey Balcum, 48, from White Pigeon, was driving east on S.R. 120 when the tree fell on his GMC Jimmy, trapping him inside.

Balcum was extricated from the vehicle and taken to a local hospital by ambulance after complaining of neck pain.


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