HOWE, Ind. (WFFT) -- Police say the driver of a semi-tractor trailer is dead after a crash that caused a chemical spill on the Indiana Toll Road in LaGrange County Thursday night.
All lanes of the I-80/90 Indiana Toll Road are closed after a deadly crash involving a semi-truck that caused a chemical spill in LaGrange County Thursday night.
Indiana State Police say they've closed all eastbound and westbound lanes near the 129 mile marker.
They've also evacuated the immediate area because of a hazardous chemical spill for roughly two hours.
The type of chemical has not been disclosed.
LaGrange County Fire is on the scene managing the HAZMAT situation with RMS emergency environmental cleanup.
Troopers are diverting traffic off the toll road at two locations: Eastbound traffic at Exit 121 and westbound traffic at Exit 144 (I-69).
ISP said at 11 p.m. Thursday, they estimate the cleanup time and continued road closure would last four to six hours.
ISP says the identity of the driver and additional details about this crash will be available as the investigation continues.