Driver of pick-up truck dies after colliding with semi on SW side

Police respond to a fatal crash on Indianapolis' southwest side. (WISH Photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Police were on the scene of a fatal crash on the city’s southwest side on Wednesday morning.

According to Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department dispatchers, the crash happened on South Holt Road and West Minnesota Street just after 5 a.m.

Officials say the crash involved a semi and pick-up truck.

Police say 64-year-old Carl Ford was driving the pick-up disregarded the flashing red lights at the intersection of Holt Road and Minnesota Street. The semi was traveling northbound and could not stop in time to avoid striking the truck.

Carl the pick-up was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.

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