Posted on May 07, 2024

1 dead in accident on I-70 westbound near Shadeland Avenue

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Authorities are investigating a fatal accident that occurred Monday night in Indianapolis.

WTHR reports it happened on the city's east side at about 10:30 p.m.  One person was killed in the incident on the westbound lanes of Interstate 70 near Shadeland Avenue.

The victim was identified as 60-year-old Shawn Torrey Phillips.  No details were released on what led to the crash, which shut down all westbound lanes of I-70 in the area for several hours.

Our Indianapolis car accident lawyer will update this news blog with the latest information as it is made publicly available.