Posted on Feb 28, 2024

Accident snarls traffic on Interstate 70 eastbound near SR-39

INDIANAPOLIS, IN -  Drivers encountered traffic delays during Wednesday morning's rush hour due to a crash on Interstate 70.

According to a traffic alert issued by INDOT West Central at 8:11 a.m., the accident happened on I-70 eastbound, one mile west of Plainfield near the border of Hendricks County and Morgan County.  The right lane of the interstate was blocked between State Road 39 and Center Street while emergency crews responded to the scene.

Traffic was reported to be backed up for several miles, and drivers were advised to use caution when traveling through the area.  WIBC Traffic recommended U.S. 40 as a possible alternate route.

Further updates will be provided by our Indianapolis car accident attorney as more information becomes available regarding the incident.