INDIANAPOLIS — All lanes were blocked on U.S. 31 between 146th and 136th streets in Carmel due to a deadly crash.

The Carmel Police Department asked drivers to avoid the area and seek other routes. Both southbound and northbound lanes were closed for several hours with all lanes of traffic reopening roughly four hours after the crash.

The Indiana Department of Transportation listed the crash as fatal with Carmel police determining that at least one person died in the collision.

The crash occurred shortly after 11 a.m., according to INDOT, on U.S. 31 near the Main Street exit on the northbound side.

INDOT originally said closures may last up to six hours in total.

Northbound U.S. 31 traffic was diverted to Main Street while southbound traffic was diverted onto Smokey Road.

US 31 closed due to a fatal crash on Nov. 15, 2023. (INDOT)

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