Two persons were
injured Saturday and a motorist was cited in a three-vehicle accident on
Ind. 49, Chesterton Police said.
police, at 12:18 p.m. Emily F. McClean, 20, of Valparaiso, was southbound on
Ind. 49, in the right-turn lane for westbound Indian Boundary Road, when she
attempted to brake but slid on the wet pavement into the rear of a second
vehicle. Police said that the impact of collision drove the second vehicle
into the rear of a third.
The driver of the
second vehicle was Nebojsa Smiljic, 60, of North Point, Fla. The driver of
the third vehicle was Tina M. Giorgetti, 52, of Michigan City.
of chest pain and her passenger, Clare H. Huffstetter, 21, of Milwaukee,
Wis., sustained a contusion to the face, police said.
McClean was issued
a citation for following too closely, police said.
total damage to McClean’s 2005 Chevrolet Impala, Smiljic’s 2015 Honda
Accord, and Giorgetti’s 2010 Dodge Journey at up to $10,000.