Driver crashes under trailer after semi-truck turns in front of him in Southwest Michigan

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An Indiana man suffered critical injuries after crashing into a semi-truck and getting lodged under the trailer Wednesday in Southwest Michigan.

Police said the 48-year-old victim from Michigan City, Ind. was driving west on US 12 in Berrien County's Bertand Township when a semi-truck pulled in front of him from Bakertown Road at 4:45 p.m. The man was unable to stop and crashed into the truck's trailer.

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The victim is receiving care at South Bend Memorial Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition as of Wednesday evening. The driver of the truck, a 62-year-old Warren man, was not hurt.

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Michigan State Police said they don't know if drugs or alcohol were factors, and the investigation is ongoing.