Woman stuck in traffic back-up after I-65 crash goes into labor

Crash on Interstate 65 in Indianapolis on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014. (WISH Photo/Chopper 8)
Crash on Interstate 65 in Indianapolis on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014. (WISH Photo/Chopper 8)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A crash involving a jackknifed semi shut down the southbound lanes of Interstate 65 on the city’s south side Monday morning.

Indiana State Police responded to I-65 southbound near Edgewood around 6:15 a.m. to the report of a crash involving a semi and a car with possible entrapment.

When emergency personnel arrived, they found no one to be trapped. No one was injured as a result of the crash.

Shortly before 6:30 a.m., a Beech Grove engine was leaving the crash scene when they came across a woman who was stuck in traffic saying she was in labor. An ambulance arrived and transported her to an area hospital.

Drivers were advised to seek another route while traveling southbound on I-65 near mile 104.2. INDOT reported northbound traffic near the crash was moving slow.

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