WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - The intersection of Northwestern Avenue and State Street in West Lafayette reopened shortly before midnight Tuesday after it was closed for several hours after an incident involving a flatbed semi trailer.
West Lafayette police said a semi driver with a Kansas company who was unfamiliar with the area tried to turn west onto State Street from Northwestern Avenue in the Chauncey Village area. Officers said he did not know how sharp the turn was and hit a concrete barricade and a vehicle that was parked on the street around 8:30 p.m.
While a tow truck was quickly on scene, the flatbed trailer had been loaded with drywall supplies and could not be moved until the supplies could be off-loaded onto another truck. After being closed for more than three hours, the intersection reopened shortly before midnight.
No one was injured in the incident and no citations are expected to be issued.
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