VERMILLION COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - Several people are in critical condition after being involved in a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 74.
It happened Saturday, just after 3 p.m. near the Indiana-Illinois state line.
Vermillion County authorities say crews were cleaning up after a vehicle fire when they were called about several semis and vehicles colliding about a half mile away.
Police say a semi driver failed to slow down for slowed traffic. That's when Daniel Alvarez hit a vehicle that caused a chain reaction.
One of the victims in the crash was Patricia Campbell of Indianapolis. Campbell was driving an SUV and was hit by another vehicle. She was taken to the hospital for life-threatening injuries.
Another car driven by 18-year-old Kaleb Alcuna was hit. Alcuna, a child and a toddler were also taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
This is an ongoing investigation.