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  • Closure of I-74 ramps in Batesville to begin next week

    BATESVILLE, Ind.—The ramps to and from I-74 WB at S.R. 229 in Batesville (Exit 149) will close at midnight on or after Wednesday, July 10, for approximately 15 days.  Contractors will mill and repave the ramps as part of the $61 million road reconstruction project on I-74. The official state detour for the closure is S.R. 46, which can be accessed via Exit 143 (New Point), west of Batesville, or Exit 155 (S.R. 101/Sunman/Milan, east of Batesville. The westbound ramps […]

  • Sleepy driver ends up in Friday morning rush hour accident

    BOONE COUNTY, Ind. — A sleepy driver found himself and his car in the grassy median in a Friday morning rush hour accident. The incident occurred just after 6:30 a.m. along eastbound I-865 just west of Ford Road. Police say the man nodded off before driving into the grassy median on the left side. The driver wasn’t injured in the accident. Damage to his vehicle was not known. The left lane was temporarily blocked, but it didn’t affect the flow […]

  • Driver error leads to 3-car accident in Whitestown

    WHITESTOWN, Ind. — Failure to yield by one driver lead to a chain reaction of events which resulted in a three-car accident Friday morning in front of the Amazon Fulfillment Center on Perry Worth Road and Anson Blvd. Police reported that one driver pulled out from the Center into the pathway of car traveling eastbound on Perry Worth Road. Another car also pulled out from the Center at the same time and was unable to avoid the first car, striking […]

  • Semi drives off interstate into deep grassy ravine on the north west side

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A semi driver avoided any serious injuries after driving his truck off the interstate into a thick, grassy ravine on the northwest side just after 2 a.m. Thursday. Police have not released details of why the semi, traveling northbound on I-465 approaching the ramp to WB I-865/I-65, left the interstate and drove almost 15 feet into  the dense foliage. The driver’s overall condition has not been released, while the recovery of the semi took almost eight hours […]

  • Semi accident slows Wednesday morning rush hour traffic on I-70 in Hendricks County

    HENDRICKS COUNTY, Ind. –Indiana State Police are still sorting through the details of an accident that occurred along westbound I-70 past SR 267 Wednesday morning in Hendricks County. The accident occurred just before 8 a.m. and involved two semis that were both traveling westbound along the interstate. The trailing semi had come up from behind the first semi, who had not gotten up to speed yet on the interstate. While braking to avoid hitting the first semi, the second semi’s […]

  • Overturned semi closes south side ramp during Thursday morning rush hour

    GREENWOOD, Ind. — An overturned semi closed a south side interstate ramp late in the Thursday morning rush hour . Indiana State Police reported that the driver was traveling eastbound on County Line Road  just before 8 a.m. as was heading onto the northbound I-65 ramp when something, broke causing the cab and trailer to overturn. The driver was not injured, but the ramp is expected to remain closed until early afternoon for cleanup and removal of the truck’s cargo.

  • Driver slams into tree in early morning rural accident in Hendricks County

    HENDRICKS COUNTY, Ind. —  Driver fatigue may have led to an early morning accident in Hendricks County at South CR 225 and CR 200 East just before 5:30 a.m. Tuesday morning. The Hendricks County Sheriff’s department reported the single car accident occurred when the driver traveling NB on CR 225 South left the two-lane roadway and struck a tree on the right side. The only person in the vehicle was transported to Methodist Hospital with unknown injuries. It is still […]

  • Jogger breaks arm after getting sideswiped by school bus on Indy’s south side

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — An Indianapolis man jogging along Southport Road broke his arm after being grazed by a Perry Township school bus just before 6 a.m. Tuesday morning. IMPD officials reported the jogger was running along East Southport Road between Shelby Street and U.S. 31 when a Perry Township school bus, which was just beginning its route,  grazed the jogger, who then fell and suffered an arm injury. Police blocked a lane along Southport Road at the accident site for […]

  • Part of Johnson County road closed during Thursday morning rush hour after semi crash

    JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. — Driver error is being investigated as a possible cause of an early Thursday morning semi cras in southeastern Johnson County. A semi traveling along Rocklane Road just west of Franklin Road around  5 a.m.  left the roadway and landed on its side in a ditch. Officials have not officially determined what lead to the semi leaving the road. The driver sustained only minor injuries while officials had to close a portion of Rocklane Road for about three […]

  • Batesville man was passed out in his truck on railroad tracks when train struck him, police say

    RIPLEY COUNTY, Ind. — A Batesville man is lucky to be alive after his truck was struck by a train in Ripley County on Monday. Indiana State Police arrested Eugene Gunter, 64,  after his truck  was stopped on the railroad tracks near the intersection of County Road  600 East near County Road 1350 North. Officers determined Gunter was passed out in his vehicle on the tracks, but they are unsure how long he had been there. The train was traveling at a […]

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