trailer crash early this morning on I-65 in Lake County forced the closure
of all southbound lanes, the Indiana State Police said.
police, at 1:40 a.m. Angel A. Alvarez, 44, of Miami, Fla., was southbound on
I-65 when, one mile north of the Lowell exit, he left the roadway for
unknown reasons and struck the concrete barrier wall.
transported to Franciscan Health Crown Point with non-life threatening
injuries, police said.
lanes were closed for over an hour and a hazmat cleanup team sent to the
scene to deal with a diesel fuel leak on the roadway and shoulder, police
said. The roadway was re-opened completely at 9:20 a.m. today.
Alvarez was hauling
a rail container for J&G Freight of Bolingbrook, Ill.