HENRY COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) — A five-vehicle crash sent three people to the hospital and slowed I-70 traffic for hours Sunday afternoon in Henry County.
Emergency crews were called to eastbound I-70 at the Knightstown exit around 1:30 p.m. after four semis and a pickup truck crashed.
Indiana State Police say 47-year-old Jo Young of Lucerne Valley, California, was driving too fast in the right lane while approaching a construction zone.
He rear-ended a semi driven by 30-year-old William Brown of Cambridge, Ohio. Brown and other vehicle were stopped due to the construction.
Brown’s vehicle then rear-ended a semi driven by 62-year-old Rober Campbell of Worth, Illinois.
Campbell was pushed into a third semi with 26-year-old Amos Fisher of Honey Grove, Pennsylvania, behind the wheel.
Fisher collided with a Dodge pickup truck driven by 48-year-old Shaun Creamer of Kenton, Ohio.
Firefighters had to pull Young out of his vehicle. He was airlifted to St. Vincent Indianapolis Hospital with unknown injuries.
Brown was taken by ambulance to Henry County hospital with non life-threatening injuries. Hancock was transported to Hancock County Hospital also with non life-threatening injuries.
Fisher and Creamer were not injured.
A portion of eastbound I-70 was closed for nearly four hours.