Medical helicopters called to Hancock Co. crash

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HANCOCK COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) — Two medical helicopters were called to the scene of a crash in Hancock County late Wednesday night.

The two-vehicle crash happened around 10:50 p.m. in the 7600 block of West U.S. 40. This is just east of Cumberland.

It wasn’t immediately clear how many people were injured or how serious their injuries were. Around 11:15 p.m. police dispatchers said one medical helicopter had landed at the scene of the crash and that a second helicopter was requested.

Dispatchers said traffic was being diverted around the crash on U.S. 40. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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