Indiana Toll Road accident shuts down traffic bon I-90 after UPS semi-truck goes over bridge, catches fire

I-90 closed between Calumet Avenue, Indianapolis Boulevard

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team via WLS logo

Friday, December 2, 2022 11:24AM

HAMMOND, Ind. (WLS) — The Indiana Toll Road is shut down to traffic after a UPS semi-truck went over a bridge at the Calumet River Friday morning in northwest Indiana, police said.

Police said the truck went over the bridge and caught fire. It is not known how the semi-truck ended up over the bridge.

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The driver of the truck was transported to a hospital.

All lanes are closed in both directions between Calumet Avenue and Indianapolis Boulevard. Eastbound traffic is being diverted at Cline Avenue and westbound traffic is being diverted at Grant Street.

Further details were not immediately available.

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