All westbound lanes
of the Indiana Toll Road were closed this morning at 39 mile marker in
LaPorte County--directly under U.S. Highway 421--following a crash, the
Indiana State Police was reporting.
police, at approximately 6 a.m. a semi-tractor trailer was southbound on
U.S. 421 when, for unknown reasons, it left the roadway, went down the
embankment onto the Toll Road, and hit a pickup pulling a trailer.
injuries, police said, but none of them were life-threatening.
The ISP was
advising of major delays and long backups and urging motorists to seek
“A large amount of
oil and diesel fuel was spilled, and clean-up and recovery could be
extended,” police added.