GARY, Ind. (CBS)– A serious crash on I-80/94 and left at least two people injured and an overhead sign damaged near Cline Avenue in Gary, Indiana.
It happened just after 9:00 p.m. Sunday. Indiana State Police responded to a crash on I-80/94 eastbound at the 4.5 mile-marker, west of the Cline Avenue exit ramp.READ MORE: Kendrick Adams Charged After Burglars Break Into Nordstrom On Michigan Avenue, Steal Purses
According to authorities, a preliminary investigation showed an unknown black SUV was driving recklessly and may have hit a gold 2007 Chevrolet Suburban.
That vehicle then ran off the right side of the road, hitting a guard rail, rolled over, and struck a signpost overhead. The sign fell, blocking the right three lanes.
That sign partially fell onto another vehicle, a black 2006 Cadillac SRX. No reported injuries coming from that vehicle. But the Chevrolet Suburban ended up in a ditch.READ MORE: 'I Just Wanted To See My Grandma': Suburban Chicago Teens Help Peers Get COVID Vaccine Appointments
The driver, Devon Cross, from Chicago and his son had to be extricated from the vehicle by the Hammond Fire Department. The driver was flown to the University of Chicago Hospital. His son was taken to Northlake Hospital in Gary with minor injuries, according to Indiana State Police.
The black unknown SUV that seen in the area did not stop.
Anyone with information on the black SUV is asked to contact trooper Davidson at 219-696-6242. The investigation is ongoing.
Lanes were closed as the scene is cleared. Lanes are now back open.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Dry And Quiet Pattern