A Crown Point
resident survived a single-vehicle accident near the 13-mile marker of I-80
in Gary/Lake Station on Thursday thanks to the effort of State Troopers, the
Indiana State Police said.
police, at approximately 4 p.m. Shane C. Evans, 44, was discovered
unresponsive on I-80 by State Troopers Will Carlson and James Brausseur
after a personal injury crash.
Police said a good
samaritan was administering CPR with the assistance of Hoosier Helpers when
Carlson took over and Brasseur assembled his issued NARCAN kit. Two doses of
Naloxone were then administered to Evans who regained consciousness as he
was being transported to NorthLake Hospital in Gary, police said.
‘Narcan’ training that Indiana State Troopers received was crucial in the
reviving of Mr. Evans. Thanks to the extraordinary efforts of passing
motorist David Recio, Hoosier Helper’s and quick actions of Trp. Brasseur,
Trp. Carlson and Lake County EMS, a life was saved,” the ISP said in a news
release this morning.