I-80/94 crash involving 2 semis disrupts traffic in NW Indiana

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Energy drinks spill on I-80/94 in NW Indiana after 2 semis crash
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Two semis crashed causing I-80/94 to close for hours in Northwest Indiana.

INDIANA (WLS) -- A crash involving two semi-trucks disrupted traffic on I-80/94 in Northwest Indiana Tuesday morning.

Indiana State Police said the crash occurred in the eastbound lanes of the expressway near mile marker 12.

The eastbound lanes were blocked to traffic at Grant Street. By 8:30 a.m., most lanes had reopened.

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One driver sustained life-threatening injuries, police said. Chopper 7HD flew above the scene showed extensive damage to the semi-trucks.

One semi was carrying energy drinks, which spilled along the roadway.

The crash has caused an eight-mile backup in the area.