A trucker crashed
her rig in the middle of a “sneezing fit” on Sunday on I-65 in Lake County,
the Indiana State Police said.
police, at 6:20 p.m. Julie Duncan, 55, of Canton, Mich., was southbound on
I-65, when in a construction zone near the Crown Point exit, she “had a
‘sneezing fit’ while trying to talk to Siri on her phone.” On looking up,
Duncan noticed that she was about to collide with some construction barrels
and swerved sharply in an attempt to avoid them, causing the cleaning
solution she was carrying in her tanker-trailer to shift and roll her rig,
solution had to be off-loaded into another tanker before the semi-tanker
could be up-righted,” police said. “The right lane was closed for
approximately eight hours.”
wearing her seatbelt and escaped injury--was issued a citation for unsafe
lane movement, police said.