State Road 37 is now open after an accident involving a semi

JUDAH – The southbound lanes of State Road 37 are now open.

Southbound traffic on State Road 37 was delayed due to an accident involving a semi-tractor-trailer. The southbound lanes are blocked by the semi, with traffic stretching to the Lawrence County and Monroe County lines.

Be sure to avoid the area if you are needing to travel from Bloomington to Bedford. Siebolt Quarry and Judah Logan roads will get you around the accident clean-up. You can also take State Road 446 from Bloomington to come through to Bedford.

Original Story: Emergency crews are working an injury accident at the intersection of State Road 37 Southbound and Old State Road 37 North.

Photo courtesy of Marshall Volunteer Fire Department

A 911 call reporting an injury accident involving a semi truck was reported at 6:08 a.m. Monday morning.

Emergency personnel says State Road 37 Southbound will be closed for an extended period. The northbound lane has been restricted due to the accident. One person has been treated for back pain at the scene, according to reports.

Photo courtesy of Oolitic Volunteer Fire Department

Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department, IU Lifeline Ambulance Service, Marshall Township Volunteer Fire Department, and Oolitic Volunteer Fire Department responded to the incident.