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Crash closes southbound I-69 at I-469

As of 9:44 a.m. Tuesday Interstate 69 was closed at the Interstate 469 south junction (296 mile-marker) for an injury accident, according to a notice issue by the Indiana State Police.

It said a tractor-trailer rig was on its side.

As of 10:45 a.m., the southbound right lane and exit ramp were expected to open soon, the state police said in a second statement.

It said the left (passing) lane “will have an extended closure” as crews off load the trailer and then right the overturned trailer and cab.