EB I-70 reopens near Richmond after semi crash
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — All lanes of eastbound Interstate 70 near Richmond were closed Wednesday afternoon due to a crash involving two semitrailers.
I-70 had reopened by 3:30 p.m., Indiana Department of Transportation tweeted.
The closure extended from Mineral Springs Road to Round Barn Road/Centerville, about six miles west of downtown Richmond, and eastbound traffic was backed up for several miles.
At 12:45 p.m., traffic was being diverted from I-70 onto State Road 1 to State Road 38, then east to U.S. 35 and back onto the interstate, an Indiana State Police spokesman said in a tweet.
At least one person was hurt in the crash, but the cause of the accident was unclear, the spokesman said on Twitter.