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Modular Home Falls off Trailer onto Westbound I-94

Modular Home Falls off Trailer ontoWestbound I-94

Traffic on westbound I-94 near the State Rd. 49/Chesterton eXIT IS still backing up due to an modular home that broke free of its trailer falling onto and blocking two right lanes of the interstate.  Indiana State Police report at around 10:15 am this morning, a semi hauling half of a double wide mobile home, was coming aorund the curve of northbound SR-49 to westbound I-94 when the load shifted causing bolts to break, which caused the mobile home to fall off its towing trailer blocking the ramp and roadway.

As of 3:00 o'clockCDT  this afternoon a towing company is on the scene attempting to lift the 40-thousand pound mobile home back onto its frame.  As a result, the ramp from northbound SR-49 to I-94 west bound adn the two right lanes of west bound I-94, remain closed at this time.  No injuries were reported but the driver was cited for not inadequate securement and inoperative trailer brakes.

(photo/Indiana State Police)


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