2 teens ejected, 1 child hurt after truck crashes onto street from I-65 overpass


INDIANAPOLIS — State police say a truck went off an I-65 overpass during a crash Tuesday morning on the near south side of Indianapolis.

Our crews on scene were told the crash began on I-65 North sometime before 9 a.m.

The Indiana State Police said the crash happened after a white Dodge pick-up changed lanes, sideswiping a red GMC pick-up. The collision caused the Dodge to hit a guardrail and concrete barrier before flipping several times, eventually crashing off the overpass and onto the street below.

Three people were inside the vehicle as it crashed toward Raymond Street. Two people were ejected from the truck and taken to the hospital in critical condition. ISP says the people who were ejected was a 17-year-old driver and a 17-year-old passenger.

A 10-year-old girl was trapped in the truck and had to be removed by first responders. She was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

No one else was injured in the crash. The right two lanes of I-65 at Raymond Street were closed for approximately six hours while the crash was investigated, all lanes have since re-opened.

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