A Rensselaer doctor and two of his children were killed Monday night in one of several crashes that plagued the region as snow hit the area.
As much as 5 inches of snow fell in some parts of the region Monday night into Tuesday morning, causing multiple accidents on area roadways.
ROSELAWN | Troopers temporarily closed a portion of Interstate 65 on Monday night after a semitruck rolled over and spilled nitric acid across the road, police said.
PORTAGE | A man was injured Monday afternoon after he went off Interstate 94 and drove into a nearby ditch, Indiana State Police said.
The first April snow in the Chicago region in three years is expected to fall by the Monday evening rush.
GARY | A 13-year-old boy died late Saturday after being struck in a hit-and-run crash in the 4900 block of Vermont Street in Gary, police said.
CROWN POINT | A pedestrian was hit by a car Thursday night near the intersection of Court and South streets, police said.
LAKE STATION | A semi rolled over in the exit lanes from eastbound Interstate 94 to the Indiana Toll Road, losing its load and blocking the exit.
EAST CHICAGO | A 36-year-old woman crashed her car into a home Sunday morning in the 4200 block of Indianapolis Boulevard, police said.
MICHIGAN CITY | A semitrailer hauling a load of potatoes rolled over on the Indiana Toll Road early Monday and burst into flames, closing all eastbound lanes at U.S. 421, police said.
PORTAGE | A Hobart man was injured early Monday after losing control of his pickup truck on eastbound Interstate 94 and rolling the vehicle over a concrete barrier wall, police said.
CALUMET TWP. | A man speeding west on West 39th Avenue lost control of his car Friday morning and hit three parked cars and a mailbox, sending one passenger to the hospital.
SCHERERVILLE | Police are investigating how a man crashed his car into an apartment complex early Sunday in the 900 block of Lincoln Highway.
GARY | Two drivers were killed in a fiery collision and rollover crash early Thursday in Gary.
MERRILLVILLE | A Gary man was arrested following a police chase that ended in a crash on Interstate 65 near 61st Avenue, police said.
GARY | A 69-year-old man was killed late Wednesday night in Gary after being struck by a rental vehicle seconds after he left the driver's seat.
An Ohio man was killed and three vehicles he was hauling were catapulted off a trailer Tuesday when he rear-ended a semi on Interstate 65 south of the Rensselaer exit, police said.
BURNS HARBOR | A Michigan semitrailer driver was arrested Monday after troopers found marijuana in his vehicle, police said.
GARY | A Gary police officer was injured Sunday morning after his department vehicle was hit on Interstate 80/94 near Burr Street.
HOBART | A 32-year-old Crown Point man was injured in a single-vehicle, alcohol-related crash on Interstate 65 early Thursday, police said.
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