I-70 reopens after semi crash stops traffic

HENDRICKS COUNTY, Ind. - All lanes of Interstate 70 reopened in Hendricks County after a semi fire late Monday evening.

The accident happened near the State Road 267 exit around 8 p.m. All lanes in both directions were initially shut down, but eastbound lanes reopened just before 8:45 p.m. and westbound lanes opened at 10 p.m.

Police said two trucks were heading westbound when, for unknown reasons, the trucks ran into each other.

People driving by pulled one of the drivers out of the semi. His injuries were not believed to life-threatening, police said.

The driver of the other truck was not seriously hurt.

One of the trucks was hauling tea, which spilled all over the road.

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