A suspected drunk driver is being listed as the cause of an early
morning interstate accident that involved a Indiana State Trooper early
Sunday morning. Officials are reporting that the police cruiser was struck in a crash
on northbound Interstate 65 approaching 29th/30th Streets early Sunday
The ISP officer was responding to an earlier wreck at the
same location just after 3 a.m. and according to ISP dispatch, the
original accident of a single car was being investigated on the right
shoulder of the interstate. According to the investigating officer,
another northbound I-65 driver came over onto the shoulder striking the
officer’s cruiser from behind.
According to investigating officers, both drivers of the two separate accidents may have been under the influence of alcohol.
No injuries have been reported from the incident which is still under investigation.