Semi carrying oranges overturns on I-70

(Provided Photo/INDOT)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A semi carrying oranges overturned on I-70 near the I-65 split on Monday afternoon.

According to INDOT the left two lanes of eastbound I-70 were closed at the 83.3 mile marker just after noon. The lanes were expected to be closed for an “extended amount of time,” according to Indiana State Police.

ISP told 24-Hour News 8 that no one was injured during the crash.

Southbound I-65 traffic was slowly getting around the crash on the shoulder. As of 1 p.m., ISP officials said the health department was headed to the scene to check on the oranges.

As of 3:05 p.m., the crash site had been cleared and all lanes on I-70 were reopened. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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