CROWN POINT, Ind. (WLFI) — Indiana State Police said a "driver error" caused a semi's trailer to crash into an overpass near Crown Point Wednesday night. According to ISP, around 10:17 p.m., a semi hauling a dump trailer was northbound on I-65 when at some point, the driver of the truck inadvertently activated the trailer's dump control. This resulted in the trailer tilting to the upright position striking the 113th Ave. overpass as the truck drove underneath.
The driver, David Chavez, from Chicago, Illinois, was able to stop the tractor shortly after the impact. The trailer was empty at the time of the crash and no injuries were reported. The roadway was closed for approximately 3 hours for scene cleanup and bridge inspection by INDOT.