Driver slams into semi on Interstate 65

June 10, 2012 7:01:53 AM PDT
A Chicago woman suffered serious injuries in a crash on Interstate 65 in northwest Indiana over the weekend.

According to police, Melvaughn Thompson, 51, did not slow down and smashed into the back of a stalled semi-truck Saturday just before 3:30 p.m.

Thompson was trapped in her vehicle, and firefighters used the jaws of life to extricate her.

She was hospitalized in Gary Sunday.

The truck driver was not hurt.