Morning crash closes lanes of I-70

June 2, 2011

A crash involving an overturned semitrailer closed westbound lanes of Interstate 70 between Mount Comfort Road and State Road 9/Greenfield in Hancock County for about an hour Thursday morning. According to initial reports, a driver heading west at about 7:45 near the Greenfield exit struck a deer, causing her to swerve into the path of a semi. She was taken by air ambulance to a local hospital with back pain, but was alert and responsive. The semi driver was taken to the hospital with head injuries.