Indiana State Police have shut down all of southbound I-65 and part of northbound I-65 in downtown Indianapolis after a major crash involving a semi truck. The crash was reported around 10 a.m. on Thursday, January 3, according to the Indianapolis Star.
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According to Indiana State Police Sergeant John Perrine, a northbound semi truck struck an overhead highway sign, causing it to collapse onto southbound lanes of I-65 near Martin Luther King Boulevard at mile marker 116.
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After the crash, the semi truck rolled over and spilled its load into the southbound lanes of the interstate.
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No serious injuries were reported. Indiana State Police have shut down southbound I-65 until further notice. Two northbound lanes of I-65 are also closed indefinitely. Drivers are asked to seek alternate routes. Major traffic backups have been reported in downtown Indianapolis as a result of the crash. This is a developing story.