Two people die after car runs off I-80/94 overpass
Last Updated: 62 days ago
PORTAGE, Ind. - A single vehicle accident left two people dead early Saturday morning after their car drove off an I-80/94 overpass.
At approximately 4:20 a.m., a 2014 Toyota Matrix driven by Isaac Acheampong, 62, of Ontario, Canada, began traveling off the north side of I-80/94 near Portage. The vehicle then struck an earth embankment, going airborne and eventually landing on Jensen Road after an approximately 30-foot drop off of the interstate.
Acheampong and his passenger, Cecelia Acheampong, 53, of Ontario, Canada, were pronounced dead at the scene by a Porter County Coroner's deputy.
Police said it's unclear why the vehicle went off the road, but that neither drugs nor alcohol are suspected in the crash.
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