Goshen bicyclist struck by SUV, taken to hospital
Posted: 09/05/2013 at 11:01 pm
By: Truth Staff
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A bicycle lies on the side of C.R. 127 near Goshen following a crash Thursday evening. Dale Ewers, 38, of Goshen, suffered a fractured leg and injuries to his head and was air-lifted to Memorial Hospital. (Truth Photo By Jon Garcia)
Dale Ewers, 38, was going east on the bike path west of C.R. 127 and north of C.R. 28 at 6:23 p.m. Thursday, according to a press release from the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department. Ewers started to cross C.R. 127 but went directly into the path of a Toyota Highlander driven by Milton Bontrager, 68, of Louisville, Ky., who was going south on C.R. 127.
Ewers suffered injuries to his head and a fractured left leg, according to the press release. He was taken to Memorial Hospital in South Bend.
No citations were issued.