Lake County, IN: Fatalities Reported in Multi-Semi Crash Involving Passenger Vehicle on I-80/94

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Hammond, IN – A catastrophic collision on I-80/94 eastbound, involving three semi-trucks and a passenger vehicle, has resulted in fatal consequences this afternoon near the Columbia Ave. overpass. 

The incident unfolded around 1:25 p.m. when a semi-truck decelerating in traffic was hit from behind by another semi, leading to a Kia Sorento SUV being crushed under the trailer of the first semi. A third semi was also involved in the aftermath of the initial collision.

Tragically, a passenger in the Kia was declared deceased at the scene. Additionally, the driver and a child passenger of the Kia have been hospitalized with injuries that could be life-threatening. 

The identity of the deceased will be disclosed by the Lake County Coroner’s Office after family notification. Authorities are diligently investigating the cause of the multi-vehicle accident, which has significantly impacted traffic and prompted an extensive response from emergency services.

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