Massive pile up cleared on I-80/94 in NW Indiana

Extensive delays were reported on westbound I-80/94 in Northwest Indiana Wednesday morning following a huge pile up

At least nine vehicles, including three semi trucks, crashed North Cline Avenue in Hammond at about 6:50 a.m.

Indiana State Police Sgt. Glen Fifield told drivers to avoid the area at all costs. The roadway was backed up six miles right after the pile up. 

The Indiana Department of Transportation was reporting delays upwards of two hours at 8 a.m. 

Drivers were encouraged to use alternative routes like Indiana Toll Road, US 20 or Ridge.