IMPD: Racing cars cause head-on crash, 1 hospitalized

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers were on the scene of a head-on collision on Saturday morning on the city’s northwest side.

According to police, a total of three cars were involved in a crash at 38th Street and Knolton Road just after 3:30 a.m.

Police say that two of the cars were racing westbound on 38th Street. One of the drivers hit the second car sending it across the center line causing the vehicle to crash head-on with the third car that was traveling eastbound on 38th Street.

The driver of the third vehicle was taken to IU Health Methodist Hospital in critical condition.

Police believe alcohol was a factor in the crash. The Fatal Alcohol Crash Team was also requested to the scene.

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