An Indiana State
Police trooper was injured on Wednesday in a two-vehicle accident on I-65 in
police, at 10 a.m. Master Trooper Aaron Segrest, 53, was sitting in his
stationary squad car, stopped on the outer shoulder of northbound I-65 south
of the U.S. Highway 30/Merrillville exit, when he was struck by a second
vehicle driven by Melldoran Rambo, 61 of Star City, Ind.
police that he had been northbound in the left lane when he was cut off by a
semi, forcing him to brake aggressively and causing him to lose control of
his 2004 Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck. Rambo spun out across all of the
northbound lanes and struck Segrestís unmarked Ford Crown Victoria, police
The Crown Vicís
emergency lights were activated at the time.
transported to Saint Maryís Medical Center in Hobart with non-life
threatening injuries, police said. Rambo and his passenger, Kay Rambo, 62,
also of Star City, were transported to Southlake Methodist Hospital in
Merrillville with non-life threatening injuries, police said.