Accident on I-70 near Putnamville

I-70 Putnamville Backup

PUTNAM COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) – Traffic on I-70 was stopped in the early afternoon on Sunday near Putnamville.

The accident occurred around 12:30 p.m. after a car hydroplaned, crossed the median into the east bound lanes and hit the rear axels of a semi trailer.

Anthony Aguirre, from Texas, was air lifted to Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Police said he had cuts to the face and leg injuries.

The driver of the semi was not injured.

Police tell News 10 that there was heavy rain in the area at the time of the accident. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you confirm your email address and acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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