Semi accident shuts down I-70

June 1, 2011

Two semi drivers were taken to the hospital after they collided in the westbound lanes of Interstate 70 in downtown Indianapolis Wednesday morning. The collision scattered fuel and oil all over the roadway, closing all three lanes from about 2:30 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. According to Indiana State Police, both trucks were traveling in the center lane when one rear-ended the other. One of the drivers had to be extricated from the cab and was seriously hurt.