Northern Indiana police say an officer prevented a potential disaster when he steered an accelerating car away from more than 100 people gathered for a fireworks show.
Two adults were hospitalized and a teenager was uninjured after the crashed closed the highway for about an hour Monday evening.
Police believe a driver with a medical condition may have caused the crash. Police said the driver’s injures were not serious.
The accident took place early Monday afternoon at the intersection of Grabill and Schwartz near Leo-Cedarville in Allen County.
Police say the driver was following another car too closely Sunday afternoon in DeKalb County when he was unable to slow down enough to avoid hitting the car in front of him that had started to brake.
All lanes are back open on I-69 near the 314 mile marker, south of the Dupont Road exit.
AAA estimates 41.9 million travelers will go at least 50 miles to celebrate the holiday.
Police believe the driver of a Honda SUV may have had some sort of health problem that caused him to lose control and crash into the backyard of a home Monday morning.
A car and a truck collided Friday afternoon, prompting northbound lanes near Covington Road to be shut down. They have since been opened.
The deadly crash took place on Easter weekend in Wells County. Anthony Dager pleaded guilty to three felonies earlier this week.
Police believe more than 15 people were involved; the exact number is still being determined because multiple groups were taken to local hospitals.
A woman was killed after a motorcycle driven by an off-duty officer crashed in downtown Indianapolis early Friday morning.