Police: Semitrailer veers off Ind. Toll Road, driver killed

PORTAGE, Ind. A semitrailer traveling west on the Indiana Toll Road veered off the highway and struck a concrete bridge deck, killing the driver.

State police say the accident happened about 9:35 a.m. Sunday in Porter County, about 5 miles west of State Road 49. Police say they don't know what caused the truck to go off the road.

The driver was ejected and pinned under the box trailer. The driver was pronounced dead at Porter Regional Hospital in Valparaiso. State police were not releasing the name of the driver until family could be notified.


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