Police say the 25-mile chase reached speeds topping 100 mph Saturday morning on southbound Interstate 75 before the woman’s vehicle was forced by officers into a utility pole and a ditch.
Residents are urged to clear sewer drains in front of their homes of debris like leaves and sticks to help avoid flooded roadways.
Drivers were urged to use alternate routes such as S.R. 205 to U.S. 30 or S.R. 3 to avoid the traffic congestion.
Some of those slide offs were on the interstates.
Two Indiana state troopers are recovering from minor injuries after being struck along the interstate while inside their cars.
The coroner’s report identified the woman and the cause of the death in an early Friday morning crash. Investigators said the woman was not wearing a seatbelt and that icy road conditions may have contributed to the crash.
The pickup hit an icy patch on a DeKalb County road and the driver lost control, causing the vehicle to flip two times.
Exit 309B, the ramp from I-69 northbound to US 30 westbound was closed while emergency crews worked to clear the scene after a semi rolled over.
The Berne woman who died in a crash after the driver of the vehicle she was a passenger of ran a red light at the intersection of Lima Road and Progress Road Wednesday, was identified by the coroner’s office.
She was struck by a van in the parking lot of the Walmart on Lima Road in Fort Wayne late Wednesday morning.
All lanes on U.S. 30 W are currently closed, just east of Ryan Road, due to an overturned semi crash. Motorists are advised to avoid the area.
An SUV hit a Barons charter bus head-on killing the co-founder of Mike’s Carwash.
The crash happened around 2:45 a.m. on U.S. near County Road 600 East.
Crews dealt with three water main breaks Monday. Just last week there were nine. It’s a tough job to repair them and takes awhile.
In the last week, there have been nine water main breaks around Fort Wayne, including three on Monday.
State troopers assisted hundreds of motorists and responded to hundreds of crashes during Friday and Saturday’s winter weather.
The Indiana State Police says its officers have responded to at least 180 crashes since late Friday night. The Indianapolis police department says it has responded to 36 accidents.
A 21-year-old was operating a snowmobile in Steuben County when she drove a hill. Another driver, a young girl, was driving over the same hill from the opposite direction which caused both drivers to collide with each other head-on.
An investigation indicated that a person driving the vehicle with five passengers was traveling northbound on US 33, left the road and struck a concrete cornerstone. All five passengers were injured in the crash.
A 16-year-old DeKalb County driver was cited for going too fast for the weather conditions after he lost control of his Chevy Trailblazer early Friday morning.