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