TRAFFIC ALERT: Road damage from fiery crash closes I-65 NB near Seymour

TRAFFIC ALERT: Road damage from fiery crash closes I-65 NB near Seymour
WAVE 3 News traffic alert

SEYMOUR, IN (WAVE) - Traffic is being diverted from northbound Interstate 65 after a fiery crash that damaged the roadway.

The crash happened at 6:45 a.m. at the 51.5 mile marker, just north of Seymour. According to Indiana State Police in Versailles, the semi overturned and caught fire. Emergency officials allowed the fire to burn itself out.

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Indiana Department of Transportation crews are working to repair and reopen the damaged roadway. No estimate was given for the completion of repairs.

A detour has been set up for northbound traffic. Drivers are being taken off I-65 North at Exit 41 (Uniontown) and moved to Highway 31. By following Highway 31, traffic can re-enter northbound I-65 re-enter north of Seymour.

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