MICHIGAN CITY — A deadly crash early Thursday alongside an area stretch of Interstate 94 occurred after a Westville man rolled his 2005 Dodge Ram in the suitable eastbound lane of the freeway, Indiana State Police mentioned.
The one that died within the crash has been recognized as Rovelo Mejia Raul, 36, in accordance with the LaPorte County Coroner’s workplace. The person’s place of residence has not but been confirmed.
A driver was standing outdoors his truck when it was struck by a 2005 Chevrolet cargo van, which spun out and was struck on the passenger facet by a semi-truck, State Police Public Info Officer Sgt. Glen Fifield mentioned.
The driving force of a fourth automobile, a 2007 GMC truck, whereas making an attempt to keep away from the collisions, spun out and caught the middle median wall then then hit the trailer of the semi-truck, in accordance with police.
“A passenger within the van was declared deceased on the scene by the LaPorte County Coroner,” Fifield mentioned. “A second passenger within the van was critically injured and was later flown to Chicago for remedy. A 3rd passenger within the van was initially pinned within the van and later transported to Franciscan Well being Hospital in Michigan Metropolis for remedy.”
Neither the motive force of the semi-truck nor the motive force of the Dodge Ram had been injured, police mentioned.