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Vehicle strikes INDOT truck on shoulder of I-70 in Putnam County, injuring 6

Six people were transported to the hospital Tuesday after an INDOT truck was struck by a vehicle on the shoulder of I-70.

Posted: Jun 18, 2019 6:22 PM
Updated: Jun 19, 2019 9:11 AM

PUTNAM COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - Six people were hurt after an accident involving an Indiana Department of Transportation truck in Putnam County.

It happened around 3:00 Tuesday afternoon on Interstate 70 near the Putnam-Morgan County line.

According to INDOT, four of their crew members were parked on the side of the interstate to pick up trash.

While they were parked, INDOT says their truck was hit by another vehicle.

INDOT says the four workers were taken by ambulance to the hospital, two other workers were airlifted.

None of their injuries appear to be life-threatening.

The driver of the vehicle that hit the INDOT truck, 40-year-old Aaron Cass, of Bowling Green was cited for unsafe lane movement.

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