An early morning deadly crash on Indiana Toll Road has caused delays and backups after Westbound lanes were closed for nearly two hours, Indiana State Police said.
At around 3:50 a.m. Thursday, a woman going eastbound in the westbound lanes of the Indiana Toll Road collided with another car. Westbound lanes at Cline Ave. near Gary towards Hammond were shut down around 4 a.m., as emergency crews worked to divert traffic.
At 6:48 a.m, the Westbound lanes had reopened.
The wrong way driver, a female in her 30s has been confirmed dead. The other motorist, a male in his 60s, has been seriously injured.
The incident occurred at mile marker 5 in the Westbound lanes.
While the lanes are back open, backups and delays may remain.