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Semi hauling fuel overturns, catches fire on I-70 near I-465 in Indianapolis

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I-465 FIRE
A tanker truck overturned on I-70 near I-465 on Indianapolis' east side.

INDIANAPOLIS (WPTA21) - A semi tanker hauling fuel overturned on an interstate ramp near Indianapolis Thursday afternoon.

According to Indiana State Police Sgt. John Perrine said the wreck happened on I-70 and I-465 on the city's east side.

Police said a Good Samaritan pulled the driver out of the semi.

The driver is now on his way to the hospital.

Motorists should expect long delays as the cleanup is expected to be extensive.

You're advised to seek another route.

ABC Affiliate RTV6 in Indianapolis shared this live video from the scene:

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