The I-74 and I-70 crashes occurred about 11 a.m. EST amid snow squalls fueled by winds gusting up to 40 mph.
More than a dozen vehicles were involved in a pileup on Interstate 70 close to Richmond Tuesday morning, as snow and wind wreaked havoc on Indiana roads.
A K-9 in the sheriff’s deputy’s squad car was not hurt in the crash. A man, a woman and a girl involved in an initial crash were seriously hurt.
The crash happened around 1:30 p.m. along a stretch of S.R. 5 near C.R. 100 South, south of Huntington.
The crash happened just before 5 a.m. at the 322 milemarker of I-69. The driver suffered pain to both knees and right wrist.
The car hit the utility pole and wires caught on fire, prompting officers to close about a mile-long section of Lake Avenue for less than two hours.
Anthony and Rudisill boulevards were reopened around 12:30 p.m. after crews spent hour repairing a 12-inch cast iron pipe.
The victim was driving a car that was sandwiched between two semis when one failed to stop.
At least six slide-offs were reported in a half-hour period from 8:30 to 9 a.m.
Police arrested 28-year-old Craig Scheuer after he left the scene that damaged utility poles and brought down wires across three roads.
An out-of-control car went into a catch fence in one of the racetrack’s corners and struck two paramedics who were behind the fence Sunday.
The highway department said motorists should use extreme caution and avoid driving through flooded roadways.
The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department responded to multiple crashes with injures on the interstate Monday morning.
The driver of a car was killed after the car spun out of control, hitting a guardrail and continuing into the path of a semi.
Two people from Illinois were taken to a hospital Monday morning after the vehicle they were riding in lost control and rolled several times on the Indiana Toll Road.
The driver was fleeing a previous crash where her Pontiac lost a tire and was seen weaving in and out of traffic from Fort Wayne to Ashley.
Investigators said speed and alcohol might have been factors in the crash.
The accident took place on State Road 101 in DeKalb County on Wednesday morning.
Police said criminal charges against the driver are possible, pending the results of a blood test.
The truck collided with a semi on the interstate early Thursday morning, causing traffic to be backed up for about 45 minutes.