Two people were
injured on Tuesday and a trucker cited in a two-vehicle accident on Ind. 49,
Chesterton Police said.
police, at 12:14 p.m. trucker Doru Gheorghita, 54, of Chicago, was
northbound on Ind. 49 when he rear-ended a second vehicle which had stopped
for a yellow light at the intersection of Gateway Blvd.
The driver of the
second vehicle was Keith D. Lakin, 86, of Chesterton.
Lakin complained of
neck pain and his passenger, Mary E. Lakin, 82, also of Chesterton,
complained of back pain, police said.
issued a citation for following too closely, police said.
total damage to Gheorghita’s 2001 Volvo tractor and Lakin’s 2005 Dodge
Caravan at up to $5,000.