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Fiery semitrailer crash shuts down I-65 in southern Indiana

12 January 2018

All lanes of Interstate 65 in southern in were reopened late Wednesday after traffic was shut down by a fire that followed an early morning crash involving three semitrailers.

Sgt. Stephen Wheeles with Indiana State Police said crews responding to the cleanup faced an "explosion risk".

A semi driver was not paying attention and hit the rear of a second semi, which caused the second semi to hit a third, according to State Police Sgt. Stephan Wheeles. One of the trucks was carrying hazardous materials.

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Once the fire was extinguished, crews were able to clean up the scene.

All lanes northbound and southbound of I-65 at mile marker 43 (near the crossing of State Road 250) are now closed. ISP says that the detour is sending traffic to US 31 south to State Road 250 and back on I-65 at mile marker 41. "Our officers went to those houses and made contact with those individuals, telling them about the situation and then giving them the option to leave which they then complied with".

UPDATE: An I-65 crash that happened early Wednesday morning is now causing problems for responders.

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As a result of the crash, some of the chemicals from Okpeh's vehicle spilled inside the trailer and onto the roadway.

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Fiery semitrailer crash shuts down I-65 in southern Indiana