Winamac man injured after tractor, van collide on I-94

Published: Jun. 21, 2022 at 8:04 PM EDT
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PORTER COUNTY, Ind. (WNDU) - A Winamac man has been seriously injured after their tractor collided into a van in Porter County.

According to the authorities, around 7 a.m. Tuesday morning ISP were informed a tractor pulling a lawnmower was hit by a van. An investigation says the John Deer tractor with a pull-behind mower deck stopped moving due to the bridge at MM 26.6.

Then, the tractor tried to make a U-Turn in the same shoulder off the westbound lanes.

However, the driver of the tractor, 68-year-old Harold Johns failed to yield before doing so, hitting a van. Johns was flown to Memorial Hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the van was not injured from the crash.

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