Early this morning
an Indiana State Police trooper pursued a driver speeding up to 140 m.p.h.
on eastbound I-94, Indiana State Police said.
police, at approximately 2:30 a.m. a Trooper observed a driver in a 2002
Acura driving 116 m.p.h. in a posted 55 m.p.h. zone near the 6-mile marker
(nearest exit Burr Street), and the driver subsequently sped up to 140
m.p.h., weaved in and out of traffic, and used the shoulder to pass two cars
in an attempt to escape the pursuit.
The driver, Dino
Lorenzo Gagliano, 20, of Dyer, stopped for the Trooper at the 13.5-mile
marker (nearest exit Central Ave.), police said. ISP reported Gagliano said
he didnít stop at first because he was worried about his license and thought
he could outrun the Trooper.
transported to Lake County Jail and is being charged with resisting law
enforcement (Level 6 felony), reckless driving, (B misdemeanor), driving
with a suspended license, speeding, unsafe lane movement, and failure to
signal lane changes, according to ISP.