• Indiana State Police July 23, 2022 9:24 pm

    Crash on I-94 in Northwestern Indiana Injures State Trooper

    A state trooper investigating an incident on a northwestern Indiana freeway was injured when a passing car struck a firetruck and another vehicle. The trooper was standing on eastbound Interstate 94 in Hammond about 2 a.m. Saturday when a speeding Dodge Charger struck the firetruck and a Subaru, state police said. The Subaru spun out of control and hit a…

  • northwest Indiana January 20, 2021 11:16 am

    ‘Joking' Steering Wheel Push Led to Fatal Indiana Crash, Police Say

    A car crash that killed a northwest Indiana teenager occurred after the front seat passenger jokingly pushed on the steering wheel just before the car plowed into a utility pole, police said. The 20-year-old woman passenger “pushed the steering wheel to the left in a joking manner” last Friday, causing the 20-year-old driver to lose control of his car, the…

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