Police: Man killed in crash after getting flat tire on I-465
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.—A man was killed in a crash after he got out of his vehicle because of a flat tire on I-465 on Wednesday morning.
Police said that emergency crews responded to reports of a serious crash just after 5 a.m. on Wednesday in the southbound lanes of I-465.
First responders arrived to find a man in the roadway unconscious and unresponsive.
The man was pronounced deceased at the scene, police said.
According to investigators, the man had gotten out of his vehicle because of a flat tire on an extension of the emergency shoulder between I-465 and Washington Street when another vehicle crashed into his car.
The man was hit as well, police said.
Officers on scene do not believe drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash but due to protocol, all drivers involved will be tested.
The incident remains under investigation by the Indiana State Police.