Motorcyclist critically injured after hitting aluminum ladder on I-465 on west side

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A motorcyclist was seriously injured Tuesday night after fire officials say he hit an aluminum ladder on the west side.

The Wayne Township Fire Department says the crash happened on southbound I-465 just north of Rockville Road shortly after 10 p.m.

The left two lanes of southbound I-465 were closed near Rockville Road as a result. They have since been reopened.

Authorities say the male was taken to Eskenazi Hospital in critical condition.

Officials are unsure at this time whether the ladder fell from a truck.

State police are investigating. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.