UPDATE: Man dead after multi-vehicle crash in Elkhart County

Published: Jan. 4, 2021 at 6:11 PM EST
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ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. (WNDU) - A Bremen man is dead after a crash involving several vehicles Monday near Nappanee.

The crash happened around 3 p.m. on U.S. 6, near County Road 100, just west of Nappanee.

Officials closed off that major road for several hours.

Police tell us 55-year-old Noel Jimenez died when his SUV was rear-ended by a box truck driven by Bret Sible of Avilla, Indiana.

Police say Jimenez and four other vehicles in front of him were stopped at the intersection, but Sible failed to stop, causing the chain collision.

Four other drivers and Sible were injured.

So far he has not been cited.

The crash is under investigation, and we will keep you up to date on what we learn.

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