Multiple accidents reported as snow falls in Central Indiana

Posted at 12:49 PM, Feb 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-10 17:13:52-05

INDIANAPOLIS — Multiple accidents are being reported Sunday as the snow starts to fall in Central Indiana.

Several accidents have also been reported on the interstates near Indianapolis.

Since 10 a.m. Sunday, Indiana State Police Troopers have responded to almost 60 crashes.

🔹 59 Crashes
▪️6 with injuries

🔹 15 slide-offs

Please be extra cautious if you must drive today, the road conditions are still hazardous

— Sgt. John Perrine (@ISPIndianapolis) February 10, 2019

An accident involving multiple cars and a fire engine left three people and a firefighter injured in Wayne Township. Police are looking for one driver who allegedly fled the scene.

MORE: Police looking for hit-and-run driver in multi-car crash involving Wayne Township fire engine

So far, only a few counties in Indiana have declared a travel advisory. You can check the latest travel advisories here.

At least 80 Indianapolis Department of Public Works plow drivers began to treat city roads at 11 a.m on Sunday.

Crews will continue to treat the roads into Monday morning's commute, Indianapolis DPW said in press release.

The southbound lanes of Interstate-65 near the 146 mile-marker were closed due to several accidents, the Boone County Sheriff's Office said.

You can view the full forecast here.