Driver error leads to a four car crash on city’s north side

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Driver error is being listed as a preliminary cause of a four car accident that occurred just after 8:00 a.m. Wednesday morning along Meridian Street near 62nd Street.

According to police, the driver of a jeep traveling south on Meridian Street became distracted and crashed into the back of a car that had stopped briefly in the southbound lanes.

That struck car then veered off into the northbound lanes and hit a box truck which then slammed into another northbound car.

Meridian and 62nd Street crash

Meridian and 62nd Street crash

A 72-year-old woman had to be extricated from her vehicle. She was transported to St. Vincent Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

One other person was also taken to St. Vincent while two others involved in the crash were taken to Methodist Hospital.

Police are continuing their investigation.

North bound Meridian was blocked for almost an hour during the cleanup.


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