Chase, crash causes I-70 backup on Indy’s east side


INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A chase on Interstate 70 caused a major traffic backup on Tuesday evening.

The chase started just before 4 p.m., near the 84 mile marker on westbound I-70. The chase ended near the Keystone Avenue exit on I-70.

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the chase. Indiana State Police assisted during the chase.

(WISH Photo)
(WISH Photo)

Info from police was limited, but Chopper 8 was above the area and at least one crash scene was visible.

INDOT said four westbound lanes were closed near the 84.4 mile marker.

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