HENRY COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) – One person is dead following a chase and crash on I-70 near Cambridge City Tuesday morning.
According to the Indiana State Police, the fatal accident happened at the 134 mile marker on I-70, closing all lanes around 10 a.m.
The Henry County Sheriff said the PACE Team attempted initiate a traffic stop on a 2006 Cadillac STS, but the vehicle ignored officers’ orders and sped away.
A chase then ensued and at some point during the chase, the fleeing vehicle crossed the median and hit a 2014 GMC truck head-on.
The occupants of the GMC, Fred and Sarah Haller were treated for their injuries. Neither suffered life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the suspect’s vehicle was pronounced dead on the scene. He has since been identified as 30-year-old Daniel Lynn.
INDOT posted a message on social media saying that all lanes in that area will be closed for approximately two hours.
An investigation into the crash is ongoing.