, Indiana State
Police said today.
Preliminary investigation indicates that at approximately
7:53 a.m., today Jaime Enriquez, 32 of Chicago, driving a
2001 Dodge Dakota pick-up, was pulling a twenty foot trailer loaded with two
scissor jacks northbound on I-65 between U.S. 30 and 61st Avenue when he
caused Enriquez vehicle to jack-knife, slide off the roadway, hit a guard
rail then flip the loaded trailer.
had just picked the trailer up at a rental company in Merrillville; the
rental agreement stipulated that it must be pulled by a much heavier vehicle
than the Dodge Dakota pick-up he was driving.
was not injured.
right lane was closed for 45 minutes to up-right the trailer and scissor
Dodge Dakota stayed up-right.
was cited for Unsafe Vehicle Operation.