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Crashes on interstate near south, north split close lanes

Photo of a crash near the south split on Oct. 19, 2020. (WISH Photo/Kevin Ratermann)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Two separate crashes – near the north split and the other close to the south split – have led to ramp closures, according to the Indiana Department of Transportation.

Just after 5 a.m., INDOT posted on social media that a crash on I-70 at the 83.1 mile marker, near the I-65 north split had shut down the eastbound ramp of I-70. The ramp in that area was expected to be closed for four hours.

About an hour later, INDOT said that all westbound lanes of I-70 near the I-65 North Split were closed due to a crash.

Then on I-70 at the 80.9 mile marker at the I-65 south split, a crash had closed the westbound ramp of I-70 in that area. INDOT says that area is expected to be closed for six hours.

There’s been no word if there are any injuries involved in these crashes.

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Drivers are advised to exercise caution when traveling in that area and find an alternative route, if possible.

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