Man Seriously Injured After Bridge Fall in LaPorte County


The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a serious injury crash that occurred Friday morning.

Responders were called to I94 in LaPorte County to the 34 mile marker around 8:30 a.m. to a report of an individual lying injured in the roadway. A witness reported the individual either fell from the bridge or jumped.

According to information released by the department, the 21-year-old man sustained serious injuries as a result of the 25 foot fall. Emergency service providers transferred the victim to St. Anthony’s Hospital in Michigan City for treatment.

The victim’s vehicle was found on the U.S. 421 bridge that crosses over Interstate 94. An investigation is ongoing, but the name of the man is not being released at this time.