Police ID man struck who walked in front of traffic on Borman
Staff report September 15, 2013 7:14PM
Updated: October 17, 2013 6:25AM
A Chicago resident has been identified as the man who was seriously injured Saturday evening after walking in front of traffic on the Borman Expressway.
Talgat Orumbayev, 23, was taken to Loyola University Medical Center, in Maywood, Ill., with life-threatening injuries after a 2006 BMW struck him, according to the Indiana State Police. An update on Orumbayev’s status was not available Sunday afternoon.
Police first received a call around 7 p.m. about a pedestrian walking on an entrance ramp from Indianapolis Boulevard to the eastbound Borman. As an officer was driving to the are to respond, Orumbayev walked into the right lanes and was hit by the BMW, which was driven by Terri Sams, 53, of Schererville.
Sams was taken to Community Hospital, in Munster, with non-life-threatening injuries.