INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –Police are investigating a fatal crash on SB I-465 near Kentucky Avenue on the southwest side of the city
The crash occurred around 9:30 a.m. on the southwest side of the city.
Indiana State Police Sgt. John Perrine says a vehicle was traveling eastbound on Mooresville Road when it crashed through the guardrail at a high rate of speed. The guardrail is at a dead end of a residential area.
Perrine says the vehicle went through the trees and airborne onto I-465. As it was still in the air, a semi traveling southbound struck the car. The driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene.
Lanes were reopened around 1:15 p.m.
Investigators are working to determine the reason the driver ran off the road, however drugs or alcohol are not believed to be a factor in this crash.
The driver of the semi was not injured.