Fire shuts down interstate at I-70, I-465 in Indy; semi driver rescued by good Samaritan

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (FOX59) — Fire and emergency teams are responding to a large fire on I-70 near I-465 on the east side of Indianapolis.

Officials said a semi tanker overturned and dumped fuel on the ramp.

Indiana State Police said the driver of the semi was pulled out by a good Samaritan, and is being transported to the hospital.

Police also expect the clean up to be extensive and it will affect rush hour traffic.

Indianapolis Fire Department is on scene and handling the fire, according to ISP.

Police said drivers in the area should expect long delays, and commuters are asked to avoid the area altogether.

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