Semi-Crash, Vehicle Fire Cause Lengthy Closure on I-74

The crash closed I-74 in the construction zone near West Harrison for several hours on Monday.

Photos by Indiana State Police.

(West Harrison, Ind.) - A crash shut down Interstate 74 in the construction zone near West Harrison for several hours on Monday afternoon. 

Indiana State Police Sgt. Stephen Wheeles reported the crash on the westbound side near the 168 mile marker around 5:30 p.m.

According to Sgt. Wheeles, an Amazon semi crashed into the concrete barrier, blocking the construction zone lanes. The accident caused a pileup behind the semi. 

One of the vehicles involved caught fire. 

Some minor injuries were reported from the crash. 

Intestate 74 reopened to traffic around 11:00 p.m.

A cause of the accident is unknown at this time. 

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