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Several passengers hospitalized after crash on County Road 20

The Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department responded to a car collision Friday on County Road 20 around 9:30 p.m.

26-year-old Jeremy Lynch of Elkhart was traveling west on County Road 20 just east of County Road 23.

35-year-old Derek Newby of Goshen was backing into his driveway on County Road 20.

Lynch did not see Newby’s vehicle backing into the driveway and struck the front driver's side bumper of Newby’s vehicle, according to deputies.

There was damage to the front passenger side bumper and front end of Lynch’s car.

Lynch was transported to IU Health Goshen for a laceration to his leg and hand, and neck pain.

Newby and the three passengers in his vehicle, a 26-year-old, 2-year-old, and 1-year-old, were all transported to IU Health Goshen for complaints of neck and back pains.

Everyone involved in the crash was wearing a seat belt.

Lynch was cited for driving too fast for conditions.

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