GOSHEN — A man was taken to a hospital by MedFlight after he was injured in a car fire in the parking lot of Linway Plaza in Goshen Wednesday afternoon, March 19.
The man was found in the back of a blue two-door Scion while firefighters were working to extinguish the fire, Goshen Fire Department Chief Dan Sink said.
He added that the cause of the fire is unknown at this point, but the heaviest flames were in the back half of the car. The fire is under investigation.
Goshen Police were at the scene, but declined comment.
The vehicle was parked in front of the Linway Cinema near Dutch Maid Bakery.
Rashanda Miller, a waitress at Little American Restaurant, said she called 911 after she smelled smoke and saw flames in the front driver side of the vehicle.
The call for the fire came in at 12:11 p.m., a dispatcher with the Elkhart County 911 Center confirmed.
Linway Plaza is located at 514 W. Lincoln Ave., Goshen.