Beginning 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 29th through 3:00 p.m. Friday, February 1st., troopers responded to numerous crashes, slide offs and assisting motorists calls.
The concentrated area of problems was Interstate I-80/94 and I-65 through Lake, Porter, La Porte, Newton and Jasper Counties. There were intermediate lane closures for crash cleanup and removal of wreckage in this area.
The overwhelming cause of the crash incidents were motorists driving too fast for conditions. The information below is only calls for service along I-80/94 and I-65.
Twenty two (22) Personal Injury Crashes (none life threatening)
One hundred and eighty two (182) Property Damage Crashes
Forty nine (49) Slide offs
Four hundred and sixteen (416) Assisting Motorists
One hundred and eighty two (182) Abandon Vehicles
Additionally the Regional Dispatch Center handled over 1700 phone calls and over 1,000 calls for service
You can call 1-800-261-ROAD (7623) or go to for up to date road conditions and closures.