Elkhart motorcyclist injured in Thursday morning accident

Johntu Reed, 28, was sent to Elkhart General Hospital with leg pain after his motorcycle struck a vehicle on Toledo Road.

Posted on Aug. 21, 2014 at 3:32 p.m.

An Elkhart motorcyclist was sent to the hospital after he crashed into a van Thursday morning, Aug. 21, according to a news release from the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department.

Around 11:05 a.m., Johntu Reed, 28, was traveling east on Toledo Road approaching Outer Drive on a motorcycle.

Reed attempted to pass Harold Curtis, 80, of Elkhart, who was traveling the same direction in a van. Reed’s motorcycle struck the van as Curtis attempted to turn north onto Outer Drive, according to the release.

Reed was taken to Elkhart General Hospital for leg pain and issued a warning for improper passing.

Curtis was not injured in the accident.

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