NOBLESVILLE, Ind. — Officials with the Noblesville Police Department released information regarding a deadly Monday morning crash between two vehicles that caused a highway road closure.
According to a news release from the department, officers were dispatched to the 19900 block of SR 37 around 8:03 a.m. Monday on a two-car crash. When officers arrived on the scene, they found the two vehicles, each occupied by one person.
Officials said that both drivers suffered from injuries as a result of the crash. The release said preliminary information shows that one vehicle, a Kia Soul, was traveling northbound on SR37 while the other vehicle, a Dodge Charger, was traveling southbound. Officials said it appeared the Kia Soul crossed into the southbound lane and collided head-on with the Charger near the stretch where SR 37 transitions from four-lane to two-lane.
Noblesville police said that 44-year-old Nicole Townley of Noblesville died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash. She was the driver of the Kia Soul.
The driver of the second vehicle, a 39-year-old Noblesville woman, was transported by air to Indianapolis with non-life-threatening injuries.
Officials said the department’s crash reconstruction unit was called to the scene to investigate the crash. Traffic going southbound on SR37 was diverted onto Promise Road while northbound traffic on SR37 was diverted onto 191st Street.
The road closure was in place until 11:30 a.m.