ATV driver crashes on County Road 48

Elkhart County Officials responded to an ATV crash Saturday night on County Road 48.

The crash happened just before 11:00 p.m.

29-year-old John Nyikos of Goshen, Indiana was traveling east on County Road 48 just west of U.S. 33 when he lost control of the SUV and it rolled over.

Nyikos was transported to Goshen General Hospital for cuts to the head, damaged teeth and abrasions on his back.

There was front and right side damage to the 2010 ATV

Police report that Nyikos was operating the ATV while intoxicated with blood results of .238 at the time of the incident.

He was incarcerated for operating the vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and issued a citation for operating the ATV on the roadway since it is considered an off-road vehicle.

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