Ariana Taylor is a 23-year-old woman who has been missing since Saturday night. She suffered a car accident on Saturday in Lake County. However, she was not in the car when police later searched her car. Taylor is the mother of a four-year-old son.
Before her car accident on Saturday night, Taylor was visiting bars with her friends in Valparaiso. Her friends dropped her off at her parents’ house. She left her parents’ house in her car. The father of her son last chatted with her on late Saturday night. Taylor had told him that she would come in the morning to pick him up.
Gary police are currently investigating the case of missing Ariana Taylor. On Sunday morning, they found Taylor’s crashed and damaged SUV. It was nearly 1000 yards away from the main road. They did not find Taylor in the car. Officials speculate that the car must be going at more than 80 miles per hour before it crashed.
Officials are not sure whether Taylor was being chased or if she was intoxicated when she crashed her car. They are also not certain whether it was Taylor who was driving the car when it crashed. Police did not find any key in the car. They also could not locate a phone that her family said should be in the car.
Taylor’s family suspects that foul play is involved in the disappearance of their beloved family member. However, her family has not lost hope. They are hopeful about the safe return of Taylor.
Taylor is a black woman. She is 5 ft. 6in. tall and weighs 200lbs. She was in a red sweater, ripped blue jeans, and gym shoes. Anybody with relevant information about the disappearance of Taylor is encouraged to contact Detective Sergeant Mark Salazar at 219-881-1209. People can also share the information with the Gary police crime tip line at 866-CRIME-GP.