GOSHEN — One person was taken to the hospital and another one arrested following a rollover crash north of Goshen Sunday, Jan. 12.
The Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department was called to the scene of the crash on S.R. 15, south of C.R. 20, at about 4:45 p.m.
According to a press release from the sheriff’s department, Samuel Espinoza, 20, of Goshen, was driving south on S.R. 15 and was attempting to turn left into the entrance of Broadmore Estates.
Scott McKee, 43, of Goshen was driving a Jeep right behind Espinoza’s car and attempted to pass it on the left.
Espinoza’s car hit McKee’s Jeep on the passenger side, causing McKee’s vehicle to roll over and land on its top in a yard on the west side of the road.
Julio Rosas Varga, 39, of Goshen, was riding in the back seat of Espinoza’s car, and was taken to IU Health Goshen Hospital with knee pain.
McKee was found to have a blood alcohol content of 0.13 percent, and was arrested on preliminary charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated and driving at an unreasonable speed.
Espinoza was cited for a learner’s permit violation.