Two early morning crashes slow traffic on I-69 in Evansville


EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) — Two crashes blocked traffic in Evansville early Friday morning on Interstate 69 near Highway 41.

Evansville Police said the crash happened shortly before 2:30 a.m. and when law enforcement arrived two vehicles were wrecked in the median. One of the drivers, Ryan Allen Jones, failed a field sobriety test and was placed under arrest.

While that investigation was going on, police say another vehicle crashed into a police cruiser. The driver of that car, Breanne Kyle Lahart, was also suspected of being impaired, police said.

There were no major injuries reported.

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(This story was originally published on December 11 2020)

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