One Person Killed in Accident at I-70 in Hancock County, IN

August 18, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-70, New Castle, Hancock County, IN, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Indiana State Police
Vehicles Involved
Semi-Truck, Passenger Car
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Three semi-trucks were involved in a collision

What Happened

State Police are investigating a crash that killed a person at I-70 in Hancock County, IN on August 18th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 11 p.m. Police say the incident began with a vehicle that suffered a flat tire and was stopped in a lane of travel. Police say the stalled vehicle created a traffic backup that led to three semi-trucks and pickup truck colliding under unclear circumstances. One driver involved, who was not publicly identified, suffered fatal injuries. Additional information was not immediately available.

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