A motorist was
airlifted to hospital on Thursday after a deer crashed through her
windshield in Center Township, the Porter County Sheriff’s Police is
police, at 5:21 p.m. the 19-year-old motorist was northbound on Froberg
Road, south of C.R. 500N, when a deer entered her path of travel and was
struck, crashing through the windshield of her 2018 Jeep Wrangler.
immediately behind the Jeep was an off-duty PCSP officer, Det. Sgt.
Dziedzinski, who provided the motorist and her 20-year-old passenger with
first aid pending the arrival of the Valparaiso Fire Department and EMS.
The motorist was
subsequently airlifted to Memorial Hospital in South Bend with unspecified
injuries, police said. Her passenger was treated at the scene for minor
injuries and released.
“Neither speed nor
alcohol is believed to be a factor in this crash,” police said. “No further
information is available at this time,” police said.