A Newton woman was injured when the car she was driving collided with a tractor in the early afternoon of Monday, August 4th, in Jasper County. The accident occurred on Highway T-12 North on the outskirts of Newton. Katie Hernandez, 26, was driving a Chevy Malibu southbound when it collided with a hauler attached to the back of a tractor driven by Jeremy Beukema, 35, also of Newton. Ms. Hernandez, who was not wearing a seat belt, was hurt and her vehicle eventually engulfed in flames. She was airlifted to Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Her condition is unknown.