A motorist and a
4-year-old child were ejected from their SUV on Wednesday after it rolled on
I-94 near Portage, the Indiana State Police said.
police, at 7:35 p.m. Dashalon Jacques Lowe, 23, of Gary, was westbound on
I-94 when, just west of the Portage exit, one of her tires blew out, causing
her GMC Envoy to leave the roadway to the right and then to roll into and
out of a ditch before coming to rest upright on its wheels on Southport
During the rollover
Lowe and a 4-year-old boy who was in the rear seat were ejected, police
said. The boy sustained injuries to his leg, while Lowe was airlifted to
Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Ill., with life-threatening
injuries. police said.
A 2-year-old girl
in a child safety seat in the rear remained inside the vehicle, as did
Lowe’s front-seat passenger, Lorenzo D. Campbell, 23, of Gary, both of whom
escaped injury, police said.