UPDATE: Ind. Toll Road lanes reopened after UPS semi-truck flips

Indiana State Police and local rescue workers handled a bad wreck along the Indiana Toll Road, involving a UPS semi-truck.

The crash happened around 10:30 a.m. Friday, near mile marker 68 on the Indiana Toll Road - that's about four miles west of U.S. 31. The crash backed-up traffic for at least ten miles in both directions.

According to an eyewitness, the three-section semi hit a guardrail, rolled-over and then landed horizontally across both westbound lanes. The impact of the crash scattered debris in all directions.

A NewsCenter 16 crew on the scene said drivers took their pets for walks and smoked cigarettes along the roadway - turned parking lot. Other motorists read the newspaper and talked on the cell phone inside their vehicles while waiting for traffic to resume.

By 11:30 a.m., troopers had opened one lane of traffic to vehicles on each side of the interstate. The second lane reopened around 2:30 p.m.

It's still unclear what injuries the driver suffered.


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