A motorist died on
Thursday after losing control of her vehicle on I-80/94 in Lake County, the
Indiana State Police said.
The victim was
identified as Bianca San Juan Vasquez, 46, of East Chicago.
police, at 1:50 p.m. Vasquez was eastbound on I-80/94 when, near the Burr
Street exit, for unknown reasons she struck head-on the guardrail attenuator
dividing the exit ramps from the interstate. Vasquez was ejected from her
2016 Toyota Rav4 and pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
Her vehicle itself
then struck a semi-tractor trailer, whose operator was not injured.
The roadway was
restricted for investigation and cleanup for approximately four hours.