State Road 37 re-opens in Bloomington following head-on semi crash
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. –Just after 7:30 a.m. Wednesday morning a southbound Ford passenger vehicle approaching Bryant’s Creek Road collided head on with a northbound 2007 International semi inside the State Road 37 / I-69 Construction Zone.
The Ford was driven by Ryan R. Dixon, 29 of Bloomington. For unknown reasons, Dixon drove left of center and failed to negotiate the right hand curve in his path.
Dixon, who was initially trapped inside his vehicle, was rescued by emergency crews at the scene and transported to IU-Health /Bloomington for treatment.
The driver of the semi, Steven M. Levine, 58 of Bloomington was not injured.
Portions of State Road 37 between Martinsville and Bloomington have been with on-going construction since late Spring and have also been subjected to numerous accidents.
State Police have beefed up patrols in the area while INDOT has increased signage to warn drivers of the work zone.