Chesterton Tribune



Two injured in 3 vehicle crash on 49

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Two persons were injured Thursday in a three-vehicle accident at the intersection of Ind. 49 and C.R. 100E, Chesterton Police said.

According to police, at 4 p.m. Lexy L. Janowski, 16, of Chesterton, was northbound on Ind. 49 when she attempted to turn left onto C.R. 100 and struck a second vehicle southbound on Ind. 49. The impact of the collision pushed the second vehicle into a third stopped on C.R. 100E and waiting to turn right onto southbound Ind. 49.

The driver of the second vehicle was Lillian R. Hampton, 17, of Chesterton. The driver of the third vehicle was Sheila M. Cain, 45, of Hobart.

Janowski advised police that she didnít see Hampton.

Police said that both Hampton and Cain complained of head pain.

Police estimated total damage to Janowskiís 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier, Hamptonís 2004 Toyota Avalon, and Cainís 1999 Chevrolet Tahoe at up to $25,000.


Posted 5/15/2020





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