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ISP: 2 hospitalized after 4-car crash involving pedestrian on I-70 east of downtown Indianapolis

The crash happened around 4:45 a.m. on Indy's near east side, near North Sherman Avenue.

INDIANAPOLIS — Two people were taken to the hospital, one in critical condition, after a four-car crash involving a pedestrian along Interstate 70 in Indianapolis Wednesday morning.

The incident happened around 4:45 a.m. along I-70 eastbound, near North Sherman Drive, which is east of downtown Indianapolis.

After one car spun out and hit the wall, the driver got out of their car and was hit by another vehicle, which also crashed into their car. Two more cars were involved in the crash as well, Indiana State Police told 13News.

The person who was hit was taken to a local hospital in critical condition, and one of the drivers who was taken to a hospital suffered non-life-threatening injuries, ISP said.

All lanes of I-70 eastbound were blocked for an extended period Wednesday morning and reopened around 9:15 a.m.

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