I-69 Crash Backing Up Traffic

Serious I-69 crash backing up rush hour traffic

Posted: Aug 25, 2020 6:03 PM

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Indiana Sheriff's department is at the scene of a serious crash that is blocking the Northbound I-69 lanes between Morgan Ave and Lynch road. The road is backed up for miles as people are commuting home from work.

Authorities tell 44News that the driver was headed Southbound when he lost control and crossed the median.

The person was ejected from the car.

We do not know the status of the crash victim at this time.

However, a 44news reporter says the coroner is on scene.

Stay with 44news as we provide updates as this story continues to develops

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