FISHER – Thursday at 2:33 p.m. emergency responders were called to the scene of a serious crash in the northbound lanes of I-69 at the 207.5-mile marker, 2 miles north of 116th Street Exit. Upon arrival, a heavily damaged passenger vehicle was located in the ditch along the right side of the highway. The driver of the vehicle had been ejected and was entrapped underneath the wreckage. Despite life-saving efforts by first responders, the adult male was pronounced deceased at the scene. There were no other occupants in the vehicle and no other vehicles involved.
Preliminary investigation on the scene determined the driver of the vehicle drove off the roadway to the right for unknown reasons, the vehicle struck the end of a guardrail and overturned. It does not appear the driver was wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle. The right two lanes of I-69 were closed until 5:45 p.m. causing significant traffic delays in the area. The Hamilton County Coroner’s Office responded to the scene.
The Indiana State Police was assisted by the Fishers Police Department, the Fishers Fire Department, INDOT, the Hamilton County Coroner’s Office and Paddack’s Wrecker Service.
The investigation into the circumstances of this crash is ongoing and there is no further information to release at this time. The family of the deceased have been notified.