Person dies, 5 injured in crash on South Tibbs Avenue on west side
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A person died and at least five people were sent to hospitals Tuesday night after a two-vehicle crash on South Tibbs Avenue on the west side, Indianapolis police say.
Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department responded to the serious crash about 6:15 p.m. Tuesday at 800 S. Tibbs Ave., which is in an industrial area just north of the I-70 underpass.
Investigators think a northbound vehicle crossed the centerline and struck a southbound vehicle head-on.
The five people hurt had various injuries, says a news release from Sgt. Genae Cook of the IMPD public affairs office. Officers at the scene said the injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.
Motorists were asked to avoid the area.