FAIRLAND, IN : 1 killed in I-74 crash involving rolled-over semi in Shelby County on Wednesday, 5th January 2022
A person is dead after a Wednesday morning crash involving a rolled-over semitractor-trailer on the westbound lanes of Interstate 74 in Shelby County.
The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office says the crash happened just before 3:30 a.m. near the London Road exit.
The driver of the semi, 21-year-old Temirlan Baizakov, of Chicago, told authorities he was carrying a light load and lost control due to heavy wind. The semi swerved, flipped over and skidded into the median.
It was struck by a Mercedes driven by Gary Oldham, 30, of Shelbyville. Oldham was pronounced dead.
Baizakov was not injured in the crash.