Crash closes ramp from I-80/94 to Route 51 - FOX 32 News Chicago

Crash closes ramp from I-80/94 to Route 51

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LAKE STATION, Ind. (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

A driver coming off the exit ramp for northbound Ripley Street from westbound I-80/94 struck the wall late Monday morning, the Post-Tribune is reporting.

Lake Station Police are investigating, the accident, and all traffic was stopped on the ramp and the Ripley (Route 51) overpass while a helicopter landed and took off from the scene.

According to the Indiana Department of Transportation's TrafficWise website, Borman Expressway (I-80/94) traffic is proceeding at 45 mph or more.

The extent of injuries suffered by the driver, a woman driving a Saturn with handicapped license plates, was not immediately known.

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