Britney Griffin, 20, and Ky'Air Lucus, 1, both die when driver fleeing police hits two semi-trucks on I-80 in Gary, Indiana

Modified Date: 
Tue, 01/11/2022 - 11:33am
Accident Date: 
Friday, January 7, 2022

Woman, baby ID'd; killed after driver loses control amid police chase on I-80 in Gary: officials

Investigators said Lake County sheriff's deputies tried to stop the car for speeding in downtown Gary. Investigators said the driver was speeding and weaving in between lanes when he lost control, hit a semi, spun across all lanes and collided with another tractor trailer around 11:32 a.m. in the westbound lanes near mile marker 5.7.

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White is likely to face a slew of charges – including fleeing and possible charges connected to his passengers.

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Driving an Audi A5, White was first spotted around 11:30 a.m. “moving significantly faster than the same direction traffic,” police said. White is then accused of fleeing from police as multiple officers chased after him.

People Involved: 
Britney Griffin
Ky'Air Lucus
Eric White
Roadway: 
I-80
City: 
Gary, IN

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