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  • Possible mechanical issue being investigated in semi fire on I-74 near Jamestown

    JAMESTOWN, Ind. — Investigators are still sorting through details of a late Thursday morning rush hour semi fire along westbound I-74 near the Jamestown interchange. The driver noticed smoke coming from the rear of his trailer and was able to get the semi onto the right shoulder of the interstate before exiting his cab. The Jamestown Fire Department arrived on the scene to find a fire had broken out around the back axle of the truck and was spreading to […]

  • I-465 from I-70 to I-65 reopens early on southeast side

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — It has been an arduous road construction season for the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) but the last scheduled full road closure is finishing up one day early. Workers are pulling away the construction barrels on the southeast side of the city along southbound I-465 from I-70 to I-65 as that portion of interstate had been closed almost two weeks so that refurbishing and patching of the interstate could take place. That work was mirrored almost two […]

  • Interstate issues again force temporary closure of I-70 near Greenfield

    HANCOCK COUNTY, Ind. — A stretch of I-70 east of Greenfield continues to have problems for the second day in a row. On Saturday afternoon, INDOT was called to check on reports of several potholes that were in the eastbound lanes of I-70, just east of State Road 9. Upon arrival, they discovered that the damage to the roadway was a bit more extensive than first through and additional work would be needed. After a nearly six-hours closure, the interstate […]

  • Driver suffers serious injuries in morning rush hour crash in Hancock County

    HANCOCK COUNTY, Ind. –An erratic driver’s actions are being investigated in a late Wednesday morning rush hour crash in Hancock County. Indiana State Police say a driver traveling eastbound along I-70 approaching the Mt. Comfort Rd exit between 8:00-8:30 a.m. attempted to get around another vehicle also traveling eastbound on the interstate. In doing so, the first driver struck the second driver and then proceeded to exit the interstate at the Mt. Comfort Road exit at a high rate of […]

  • Emergency road work slows drivers on northeast side Sunday morning

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –As if the weather wasn’t enough to complain about, Sunday travelers were met with another rude event as they traveled along westbound I-465 between I-69 and Allisonville Road. INDOT workers discovered that parts of the interstate in that stretch had several sections where the pavement was compromised. Three lanes have been shut down so repair work could be done. INDOT expects the repair work to completed by noon Sunday.

  • Sleepy driver crashes car into grassy median during Friday morning rush hour

    BOONE COUNTY, Ind. — A sleepy driver found himself and his car in the grassy median in a Friday morning rush hour accident. The incident occurred just after 6:30 a.m. along eastbound I-865 just west of Ford Road. Police say the man nodded off before driving into the grassy median on the left side. The driver wasn’t injured in the accident. Damage to his vehicle was not known. The left lane was temporarily blocked, but it didn’t affect the flow […]

  • No injuries reported after 3-car accident in Whitestown

    WHITESTOWN, Ind. — Failure to yield by one driver lead to a chain reaction of events which resulted in a three car accident Friday morning in front of the Amazon Fulfillment Center on Perry Worth Road and Anson Blvd. Police reported that one driver pulled out from the Center into the pathway of car traveling eastbound on Perry Worth Road. Another car also pulled out from the Center at the same time and was unable to avoid the first car, […]

  • Semi drives off interstate into deep grassy ravine on the northwest side

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A semi driver avoided any serious injuries after driving his truck off the interstate into a thick, grassy ravine on the northwest side just after 2 a.m. Thursday. Police have not released details of why the semi, traveling northbound on I-465 approaching the ramp to WB I-865/I-65, left the interstate and drove almost 15 feet into  the dense foliage. The driver’s overall condition has not been released, while the recovery of the semi took almost eight hours […]

  • Semi accident slows rush hour traffic on I-70 in Hendricks County

    HENDRICKS COUNTY, Ind. –Indiana State Police are still sorting through the details of an accident that occurred along westbound I-70 past SR 267 Wednesday morning in Hendricks County. The accident occurred just before 8 a.m. and involved two semis that were both traveling westbound along the interstate. The trailing semi had come up from behind the first semi, who had not gotten up to speed yet on the interstate. While braking to avoid hitting the first semi, the second semi’s […]

  • Overturned semi closes ramp on south side during Thursday morning rush hour

    GREENWOOD, Ind. — An overturned semi closed a south side interstate ramp late in the Thursday morning rush hour . Indiana State Police reported that the driver was traveling eastbound on County Line Road  just before 8 a.m. as was heading onto the northbound I-65 ramp when something, broke causing the cab and trailer to overturn. The driver was not injured, but the ramp is expected to remain closed until early afternoon for cleanup and removal of the truck’s cargo.

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