2 airlifted from serious crash on I-70 in Hancock County

I-70 westbound lanes closed after crash in Hancock County. (WISH Photo/John LeSage)

HANCOCK COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) – Indiana State Police were on scene of a crash in Hancock County that happened Thursday afternoon.

According to dispatch, the crash happened on Interstate 70 westbound at the 106 mile marker in Hancock County. Two medical helicopters were called to the scene.

ISP said a pick-up truck was traveling eastbound when their tire blew, causing the driver to go through the median and rollover.  Police say the pick-up also hit a vehicle that was heading westbound. That driver was not injured.

The driver and his passenger of the pick-up where both trapped inside when the vehicle came to a rest. Dispatch said both were conscious after they were removed from their vehicle. Both were airlifted to local hospitals. They were last listed in stable condition.

Both lanes of I-70 have since reopened.

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