On Monday October 23, 2023, at approximately 1733 Hours, the LaPorte

County Regional Dispatch Center dispatched Michigan City Police Department units along with Michigan City

Fire Department and LaPorte County EMS, to the intersection of Tremont Street and Oak Street regarding a

motor vehicle and bicycle crash.


Upon arrival of emergency services, life saving measures were started on the bicyclist involved in the

crash. LaPorte County Emergency Medical Services transported the victim to Gill Field at Elston School, where

he was transported by Helicopter to a trauma center. The bicyclist was identified as David Westmorland.

Due to the nature of the crash, the Michigan City Police Department Traffic Division was called to the

scene to assist.


The Michigan City Police Department asks that anyone with information about this accident contact

Corporal Brian Wright at 219-874-3221 ext. 1008 or bwright@emichigancity.com.

We would also like to remind the public that you can contact us via Facebook Messenger, through our

crime tip hotline number of (219) 873-1488, or you can also call the WeTip Hotline for General Crime (800)

78-CRIME and possibly receive a reward upon an arrest and conviction. All WeTip call information is sent

directly to the LaPorte County Prosecutor’s Office. You can always request to remain anonymous!

Also assisting at the scene were: the Michigan City Fire Department, LaPorte County EMS, and Ace


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