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[ISP] Merrillville Man Injured in Roll Over Crash
Start Date: 2/14/2014Start Time: 12:00 AM
End Date: 2/14/2014
Entry Description

Gary, Lake County-A Merrillville man was injured, early this morning, when he lost control of the car he was driving and rolled his vehicle over on I-80/94.

Preliminary investigation revealed by Trooper Gary Runde revealed that at approximately 1:10 a.m., this Friday, February 14, 2014, morning a red 1993 Pontiac Grand Am driven by Michael L. Williams, Junior, 28 of Merrillville was east bound on I-80/94 (Borman Expressway) in lane two (right middle lane) out of four lanes at the 6.2 mile marker (just west of Burr Street exit ramp) when he lost control.

Williams stated he hit “black ice” went off the road to the right where the Grand Am hit hard packed snow in the traffic gore (this is the striped area that separates the ramp (Burr) from I-80/94 main lanes) and rolled over onto its roof. The Grand Am came to rest in the two right lanes of east bound traffic.

Williams was taken to North Lake Methodist Hospital in Gary with non-life threatening injuries. The two right lanes were closed for approximately 35 minutes for removal of the injured, his vehicle and investigation of the crash.

No citations were issued.

Assisting: Sergeant Dwayne Dillahunty, Trooper Nick Daly, Gary Fire Department, Bert’s Towing and Prompt Ambulance

Contact Information:
Name: Sgt. Ann Wojas
Phone: 219-696-6242
Email: awojas@isp.in.gov
Lake Co. crash
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