Daniel Zeiger Killed, Winston Sample Jr. Injured in Accident on Indiana Toll Road, IN
Indiana Toll Road, IN -- A three-vehicle collision claimed the life of 53-year-old Daniel Zeiger and left 34-year-old Winston Sample Jr. injured on the Indiana Toll Road in Indiana.
Austin Edward Larson, 21, was reportedly stopped on the shoulder of the highway to work on a mechanical issue with his semi. It was then that the truck was struck by a semi-truck driven by Mr. Zeiger. Zeiger's truck then struck another rig driven by Mr. Sample.
Mr. Zeiger's tanker truck was hauling gasoline, and the vehicle reportedly was set ablaze in the collision.
The 53-year-old resident of Bremen was killed at the scene of the incident.
Mr. Sample sustained minor injuries in the crash.
Mr. Larson was left uninjured.
The exact cause of the crash had yet to be determined at the time of the report.
The official investigation is ongoing and may reveal more details as it concludes.