PUTNAM COUNTY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — UPDATE: Around 8 p.m. Thursday night, Indiana State Police Sgt. Matt Ames announced all lanes of I-70 were back open.
Original Story: A crash involving a semi-truck has caused all lanes of Interstate 70 westbound to be closed in Putnam County.
Indiana State Police Sgt. Matt Ames said they are expecting long delays as crews work to clean up the incident located near the 42 mile marker of I-70. Ames said there was a disabled semi in the emergency lane with its flashing lights active and triangles placed along the roadway, however a second semi driver failed to recognize that and sideswiped the trailer sending debris all over the roadway.
Another driver then drove over the debris causing damage to their passenger vehicle.
Ames said no one was injured in the incident.
INDOT West Central advised drivers to be careful as traffic backs up due to the closure. ISP are attempting slow-rolling tactics to reduce the risk of secondary crashes.
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