A Merrillville man
was injured early this morning after losing control of his vehicle on
I-80/94 in Lake County, the Indiana State Police said.
police, at 1:10 a.m. Michael L. Williams Jr., 28, was eastbound on I-80/94,
just west of the Burr Street exit, when he hit black ice and lost control,
leaving the roadway to the right and hitting hard-packed snow in the traffic
gore, the striped area separating the Burr Street exit ramp from the main
Pontiac Grand Am came to rest on its roof, police said.
transported to North Lake Methodist Hospital in Gary with non-life
threatening injuries, police said.
The two right lanes
were closed for approximately 35 minutes.