Two motorists were
injured on Saturday in a three-vehicle accident on an I-80/94 off-ramp in
Lake County, the Indiana State Police said.
police, at 3:30 a.m. Christine Frost, 27, of Hammond, was eastbound on
I-80/94 when she changed lanes to exit the interstate at Grant Street and
struck a second vehicle. Frost then spun out and hit an impact attenuator,
causing her 2016 Ford Focus to travel back into the eastbound lanes and
collided with a semi-tractor trailer.
The second vehicle,
a 1998 Ford E-150 van, was driven by Curtis Hicks, 58, of East Chicago. The
semi was driven by James E. Wells, 65, of Falmouth, Ky.
Frostís Focus came
to rest facing north and blocking the eastbound Grant Street exit ramp,
which was closed for nearly two hours, police said.
Frost and Hicks
were transported to Methodist Hospital Northlake Campus in Gary with
non-life threatening injuries, police said, while Wells escaped injury. All
three were wearing their seatbelts, police added.