Crash closes 146th Street in Carmel


Hamilton County police have closed 146th Street due to a serious crash.

Four or five cars were involved in the crash at 146th Street and Kourtney Place in Carmel around 3 p.m. Tuesday. Initial reports indicate a vehicle was traveling west on 146th Street when it rear ended another vehicle in traffic. The vehicle continued on and damaged at least two other vehicles.

The driver of the vehicle, a 39-year-old male, was taken to the hospital for evaluation. The 51-year-old woman who was driving the vehicle that was struck first was taken to the hospital with serious bodily injuries.

Officers say she was conscious and breathing when they arrived, but she was having difficulty responding.

The westbound lanes of 146th Street are expected to be closed into Tuesday night and eastbound traffic will be restricted as necessary while deputies investigate the crash.