One person dead after car goes airborne in Beech Grove
BEECH GROVE, Ind. — A man is dead after an early morning crash in Beech Grove.
According to Indianapolis Metropolitan police, the crash happened shortly before 5 a.m. on Emerson Avenue, near I-465.
The crash involved a silver Nissan and a red GMC truck. According to police, witnesses said the Nissan exited from I-465 eastbound at a high rate of speed onto Emerson. The male driver hit a median, went airborne and crashed into a pickup truck at the stoplight.
The driver of the pickup truck died at the scene, police said. The other driver was taken to an area hospital with a minor injury.
Police do believe the driver of the Nissan was impaired at the time.
This investigation is on-going.