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CrimeWrong-way driver hits semi carrying explosive material on I-465

18:20  14 august  2019
18:20  14 august  2019 Source:   indystar.com

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A woman was arrested early Wednesday after police said she drove her car the wrong way on I-465 and struck a semi truck loaded with explosive material.

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According to the Indiana State Police, the crash happened around 3 a.m. Wednesday in the southbound lanes of I-465, just north of Brookville Road.

Sgt. John Perrine said the driver hit a semi that was carrying ammonium nitrate, a highly combustible chemical compound commonly used in agricultural fertilizers and explosive mixtures.

Perrine said the Indianapolis Fire Department was called to the scene after the collision and determined that the scene was safe. None of the semi's cargo was damaged or leaking.

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Fox59 reports that the woman was driving her SUV north in the southbound lanes. By the time she realized she was on the interstate, it was too late.

Police said she struck the semi where the truck and trailer meet.

Perrine said the woman was transported to Eskenazi Hospital and then arrested. Information about the possible criminal charges she could face was not immediately available.

Investigators do not believe drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash.

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