still sketchy this morning on a two-vehicle accident on I-94 late Tuesday,
in which one person was airlifted to hospital.
Capt. Aimee Gilbert
of the Chesterton Fire Department told the Chesterton Tribune today
that firefighters were dispatched at 9:53 p.m. to the eastbound lanes of
I-94 at the 29 mile marker, after a passenger vehicle had rolled down an
embankment and come to rest on its roof.
Gilbert had no
further information about the crash, except that a semi appeared to have
was needed, Gilbert said, to remove the two front-seat passengers, who had
been forced partially into the back seat by impact. Both the rear doors were
removed as well as the driver’s side B-post and the passenger was
subsequently airlifted from the scene to an unknown hospital, Gilbert said.
A third passenger
in the vehicle escaped with minor injuries.
Also responding to
the scene were the Indiana State Police and Porter and LaPorte county EMS
As of deadline the
ISP had not released a report on the crash.
The CFD cleared the
scene at 11:30 p.m.