Article posted: 1/10/2013 6:31 PM

SUV burst into flames:

text size: AAA
By Daily Herald report
Advertisement

Two men were injured early Thursday after the vehicle they were traveling in struck a guard rail and burst into flames. Lake County sheriff's police said a black Mercedes SUV driven by Justin Schulze, 23, of Wildwood, was traveling east on Rollins Road, west of Route 45, about 3:15 a.m. It struck a guard rail, overturned and became engulfed in flames. Schulze and a passenger, John Bruhn, 29, address unknown, were able to get out of the vehicle but were taken to a hospital. Bruhn's injuries included an amputated foot and broken ribs, sheriff's police said. There was no information regarding Schulze. Water used to extinguish the blaze turned to ice and the road had to be salted. It reopened about 7:15 a.m. An investigation will continue to determine if there were contributing factors to the accident, police said.

Comments ()
We are now using Facebook comments to offer a more inclusive, social and constructive discussion. Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.

This article filed under

Latest Video

MostViewed

Today
Yesterday
Most Commented
Top Jobs

    View all Top Jobs Place a job ad

    MarketsReport

    DHExtras

       
    • Newspaper next section - Newspaper next section Report card checker - report card checker
    • Dh innovation award 2 - Dh innovation award 2 Zillow /real estate page
    • Discuss refer On Guard series
    • Newspaper archives -- Monday or anyday Mike North

    FacebookActivity

    BusinessDirectory

    Connect with a business or service in your area fast. First select a town, then enter a search term or choose one of the listed popular searches:

    Don't see your town listed? Visit our full directory to begin your search.