Traffic moving slowly on State Road 37, north of the Avoca exit as police work the accident scene

NEEDMORE – Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department deputies are investigating a possible injury accident in the southbound lane of State Road 37, north of the Avoca exit. The accident was reported just after 3 p.m.

Both Marshall and Oolitic Volunteer Fire Department and an IU LifeLine ambulance are on the scene. An Indiana State Police trooper is also on the scene.

The accident involves a car and box truck.

Traffic is moving slowly in the right southbound lane and moving into the left lane to avoid the accident scene.