NEW PARIS — One man was injured after pulling from a stop sign into the path of a Jeep near New Paris early Monday morning, police say.
A 61-year-old from Syracuse stopped his Suzuki at a stop sign on C.R. Road 46 at S.R. 15 on the south side of New Paris around 5:25 a.m., then pulled out in front of a Jeep traveling south on S.R. 15, according to the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department.
The Jeep, which was driven by a 72-year-old Goshen man, was unable to avoid the collision, police said. The Jeep hit the Suzuki in the passenger side, causing the Jeep to roll onto its side in a ditch.
The 61-year-old was taken to IU Health Goshen Hospital for treatment of a broken leg. The Jeep driver did not report any injuries.