One person life-lined to Indianapolis after multiple vehicle crash on SR 159 in Riley township

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RILEY TOWNSHIP, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — One person was air-lifted to Indianapolis on what appear to be serious injuries after a multiple vehicle wreck north of Harlan Dr. on State Road 159 in Riley Township.

A pickup truck and a semi that appeared flipped on its side were involved in the crash. State Road 159 closed in both directions for cleanup. The wreck happened around 10 a.m. on Friday.

According to the Vigo County Deputy Sheriff Jeff Bell, the pickup truck driver was air-lifted from the scene and the driver of the semi truck was uninjured in the crash.

Multiple emergency personnel handled the crash. This is an ongoing investigation. A crash reconstruction team is assisting the investigation and assessing the details.

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