CHICAGO (CBS)– An Indiana state trooper was injured in a crash on I-80/94 in Hammond Friday morning.
According to Indiana State Police, troopers were investigating a crash on the overpass at Indianapolis Boulevard around 8:15 a.m. when an SUV rear ended a police car parked on the shoulder against a median.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Winter Weather Advisory Remains In Parts Of Illinois And Indiana; Lake Effect Snow Lingers
The police vehicle hit the median due to the impact of the crash and crossed all lanes. The trooper was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.
Police said the offending driver lost control of his black BMW SUV and was seen swerving as it approached the scene.READ MORE: Upcoming Report From Northwestern Medicine Gives Clues About How Long COVID-19 Symptoms Can Linger
Both drivers were taken to Munster Community Hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injuries. The trooper was released from the hospital.
The interstate was closed for two hours.
No arrests have been made and toxicology test results are pending.MORE NEWS: 2 Men Seriously Injured After Shooting In Roseland
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