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Driver In 'Fair' Condition Following Fiery Wreck

Last updated on Friday, June 18, 2010

(SEYMOUR, IN) - A Jackson County man remains in the hospital following Thursday evening’s fiery crash on U.S. 50 east of Seymour.

Police say that 26-year-old Ronnie L. Schroer was traveling westbound on U.S. 50 when for unknown reasons the car drove left of center and struck a white semitrailer.

Schroer was flown by helicopter to University of Louisville Hospital with severe leg injuries.

He was listed in fair condition Thursday afternoon.

The driver of the semi, 46-year-old John L. McAfee of Phoenix, was taken by ambulance to Schneck Medical Center complaining of pain in his back.

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(SEYMOUR, IN) - Police were called to the scene of a fiery semi crash on Highway 50 in Jackson County which left one man injured.

The Wednesday afternoon crash was discovered by a county worker who was on his way home.

Jason Littrell states "the only thing we saw was the car spinning off the side of the road and the semi flipping over."

When the semi came to rest on its side officials say that it then burst into flames.

The driver of the car was flown by helicopter to an Indianapolis Hospital.

Both lanes of U.S. 50 were still shutdown due to the wreck.

The collision remains under investigation.

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