Motorists were injured in recent crashes responded to by local police:
• A one-vehicle crash injured a Bristol man just north of Elkhart Sunday.
The collision occurred around 2:18 p.m. at the John Weaver Parkway and C.R. 6. Elkhart County police said Jesus Granados-Bolanos, 18, Bristol, was driving north in a 2001 Ford E150 van. Police said Granados-Bolanos failed to stop at the intersection and the van struck a guard rail. The vehicle then overturned and struck a tree.
Granados-Bolanos suffered minor bleeding on the brain and a head contusion as a result of the crash. He was airlifted to South Bend Memorial Hospital for treatment.
Police said Granados-Bolanos was cited for speeding, a learner’s permit violation, driving without insurance and disregarding a stop sign.
• A two-vehicle crash injured a mo-ped rider Friday in Goshen.
The mishap occurred around 5:30 a.m. on Wilden Avenue, west of Ind. 15. Goshen police said Brittany Higdon, 24, Goshen, was driving east in a 2011 Chevrolet CZT and attempted to pass a mo-ped operated by Marc Burger, 36, Elkhart. According to police, the front passenger side bumper of the Chevrolet struck the mo-ped, and Burger was ejected.
Burger suffered back pain as a result of the collision and was transported to IU Health Goshen College.
Elkhart County police are investigating the death of man after his body was found along C.R. 9 just north of U.S. 6 Wednesday.
Sgt. Dave Lanzen said the man’s body was discovered early Wednesday afternoon by an Elkhart County Highway Department crew that was repairing potholes. Lanzen said the deceased man lived in the area and the death did not appear suspicious in nature.
A Northern Indiana Public Service Co. employee reported an intimidation to Goshen police Monday.
The incident took place around 8:44 a.m. in the 100 block of South Sixth Street. The NIPSCO worker, a 40-year-old Elkhart man, told police that an unhappy customer tried to damage and enter his work vehicle. The customer also threatened bodily harm, according to the police report.