Update: all lanes open after crash on I-65 forces closure

A crash on Interstate 65 Thursday has one southbound lane closed.

Posted: Oct 14, 2017 4:21 PM
Updated: Oct 14, 2017 4:21 PM

UPDATE: At around 6:20 p.m. ISP reported that all lanes on I-65 are now open but slow-going. They advise drivers to be cautious. 

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TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — A crash on Interstate 65 Thursday has one southbound lane closed.

Shortly after 2 p.m. Indiana State Police reported a crash on southbound I-65 about 7 miles south of State Road 38 at mile marker 161 ½, causing a standstill in both lanes.

Police say several vehicles were involved and a semi tanker containing corrosive materials was on its side but was not leaking.

Two minor injuries were reported.

At around 2:30 p.m. the left lane was reported to be open allowing traffic to resume.

As of 3:41 p.m., ISP said traffic was backed up 13 miles to mile marker 174. They warn drivers to use caution.

News 18 will continue to follow this story as it unfolds.

 

 

 

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