2 Indiana State Troopers Struck in I-80 Crash

Indiana State Police

A vehicle hit two Indiana State Troopers on Saturday morning on Interstate 80.

The troopers were conducting a traffic stop on the westbound side of I-80 when a silver 2013 Subaru Legacy struck their car, Indiana State Police said.

Both troopers were inside the vehicle when the crash occurred. According to police, the two were taken to a hospital for evaluation and released.

The driver of the Subaru was not injured in the crash and refused medical treatment, police said.

Police said they transported the driver, a 27-year-old man, to Lake County Jail and incarnated him with a preliminary charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated and endangering a person, which is a Class A misdemeanor.

No other vehicles were involved in the accident. The troopers were assisted on-scene by the Gary Fire Department, according to police.

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