Driver, employee injured after car hits Steak ‘n Shake

Car hits Steak 'n Shake in Goshen.

Posted on Sept. 11, 2012 at 1:00 a.m.

GOSHEN — Two people were injured Monday morning when an SUV drove into the corner of Steak ‘n Shake in Goshen.

Police and fire units were called to 4025 Elkhart Road at 8:36 a.m. after the crash. Smoke was seen after the accident.

According to a release from the Goshen Police Department, Bryan E. Yoder, 52, of Goshen, was at the ATM at Lake City Bank, 4202 Elkhart Road, when he accidentally accelerated over the curb. Yoder’s Ford Explorer then ran over a tree before crashing into the Steak ‘n Shake.

Yoder was taken to IU Health Goshen Hospital for a head injury, but it was not life-threatening according to the report.

Dwana Hershberger, 44, of Elkhart, was working inside the building when the vehicle hit the side. According to police, several boxes and shelves fell on Hershberger and she was taken to IU Health Goshen Hospital complaining of back pain and trouble breathing. Her injuries were also not life-threatening.

Recommended for You

Back to top ^