Girl, 2, struck by car backing up out of driveway in Goshen

(Jon Zimney/95.3 MNC)

A 2-year-old girl was hospitalized after she was struck by a car that was backing out of a driveway.

The collision happened around 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 25, at a home in the 24000 block of County Road 24.

Elkhart County Sheriff’s Deputies say a 51-year-old Goshen man was backing up and crashed into the girl, rolling over her lower body and extremities.

The child was airlifted by Medflight to Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne with abrasions and injuries to her right leg, lower back, pelvis, and abdomen.

Factors into the collision are still being investigated.


  1. God be with both families, such a sad accident, been in shoes of a driver and understand the pain of causing bodily harm to person…

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