Semi Tanker Hauling Hazardous Chemicals Overturned on I-70

Today Oct. 8th at approximately 10:30am emergency responders received a call about a semi tanker hauling 5,000 gallons of hazardous chemicals had overturned on east bound I-70 west of State Road 267 in Hendricks County. This accident has resulted in the closure of the highway with a detour running through northbound State Road 39 to US 40 eastbound to S.R. 267 south and back to I-70 eastbound. Currently emergency crews in hazmat suits are trying to gauge the severity of the spill. The westbound lanes have not been affected by this accident.

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