UPDATE: Indiana State Police say the cleanup has concluded at this crash site and traffic is moving normally on I-70.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) reported eastbound I-70 closed at Mt. Comfort Rd. after a multiple semi-truck crash at 7:08 p.m. Wednesday.
According to Indiana State Police (ISP), one semi collided with another stopped semi on the shoulder causing an explosion and a large fire.
Two other semis reportedly ran off the road during the accident.
Officials said traffic is being diverted to U.S. 40.
ISP said there were no injuries.
Eastbound I-70 is expected to be closed until midnight, officials said.
This is a developing story and will be updated.
I-70 Eastbound is closed at Mt. Comfort Rd. Traffic being diverted to U.S. 40
A semi collided with a stopped semi on the shoulder causing an explosion & large fire. Two other semis ran off the road
Miraculously there are no injuries
I-70 EB closed for several hours
— Sgt. John Perrine (@ISPIndianapolis) January 23, 2020
I-70 MM 105.5 EB near SR 9 / mile 106 All lanes closed 2 hours due to a vehicle fire
— INDOT TrafficWise (@TrafficWise) January 23, 2020