LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Indiana State Police closed Interstate 65 near Lafayette in both directions Saturday because of multiple crashes.
State police say fire and rescue personnel are at the scene of multiple vehicle crashes on the northbound side of I-65 near mile marker 174, which is near the State Road 25 exit. Police say both north and southbound I-65 are closed between the 175 exit and the 172 exit and say drivers should seek alternate routes of travel.
Southbound lanes near the State Road 25 exit reopened briefly before a jackknifed semi-truck closed all lanes again a few miles north at mile marker 178, near the State Road 43 exit. No estimate was given for when those lanes would reopen.
The left lane of eastbound I-70 was closed as well due to an accident near the State Road 59 exit near Terre Haute.
To find an alternate route of travel:
If traveling northbound, exit at the 141 mm north of Lebanon, IN and take US 52 till you hit north US 231 at Montmorenci, IN. Go north on US 231 about nine miles and you will run into I-65.
If you are traveling southbound, exit off at the 193 mm and travel southbound on US 231 till you get to US 52. Turn east onto US 52 until you get to SR 26. Go east on SR 26 till you get back onto I-65. You can also continue onto US 52 and merge back into I-65 near the town of Lebanon, IN
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