Troopers were dispatched Sunday morning after a car ran off the interstate for unknown reasons and struck a tree.
A Chevrolet Cruz traveling north on Interstate 65 left the road for unknown reasons and struck a tree near the Lowell exit, police said.
The crash occurred about noon Saturday after a driver fled a minor traffic crash at a gas station and entered I-65 going the wrong way, officials said.
Multiple crashes along area highways are fouling the Friday morning commute, officials say.
Sage Albert, 14, of Union, Ohio, died after the defendant struck the Honda Fit she was riding in after the Honda's driver hit a deer.
The crash occurred between 72nd Place and 61st Avenue, INDOT said.
The right lane of the highway remains closed.
The tanker driver was cited for failure to yield to a stationary emergency vehicle, according to police.
The ramps will be closed for concrete restoration work until early September, depending on weather conditions, according to INDOT.
Motorists are encouraged to travel slowly through the area and move over for emergency vehicles. Delays are expected.
"Please always be on the lookout for highway workers and work zones, even at night," INDOT said.
Black ice was being blamed for the crashes that fouled the morning commute in the industrial area.
The accidents have resulted in minor injuries, police say.
Officials were working to put out the flames in order to learn more from the scene, police said.
Interstate 57 through Kankakee, lllinois, will be closed in both directions from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday through Thursday, weather permitting, for construction of the new Waldron Road/Maple Street bridge.
"Evidence at the scene led officers to believe Mr. Rivera destroyed suspected narcotics prior to being taken into custody," police said.
Officers found a handgun and drugs in a silver Toyota that had struck and caused the truck to roll over one mile south of the Roselawn/DeMotte exit, Sgt. Glen Fifield said.
A trooper arrived on scene and noticed the driver of the minivan smelled of alcohol and had an open container of vodka in his vehicle, police said.
Snow totals are now in, showing some communities in Northwest Indiana getting as much as 9 inches.
The overturned truck is located on the ramp, police said.
Randy T. Brown-Watkins, 27, of Lafayette, will be extradited to Lake County, according to Indiana State Police.
Randy T. Brown-Watkins, 27, of Lafayette, got out of a red Chrysler 300 that had rolled over during the crash and approached a good Samaritan while holding an AR-15-style rifle, court records state.
Emergency officials were responding to the scene, which was one of several crashes on area highways during the morning commute, police said.