Update: The Indiana University Police Department gave the following statement to the Bloomingtonian Friday evening, “On 3/17/23, around 11:00 A.M. IUPD responded to a 2-car crash on the 45/46 By-Pass near Discovery Parkway. Occupants in both vehicles were transported to IU Health Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Alcohol and drugs were not a factor in the crash.”
A Jeep Wrangler and a Jeep Cherokee collided around 11 a.m. Friday, March 17, 2023, near the intersection of East Discovery Parkway and the Indiana 45/46 bypass, according to scanner traffic.
The Bloomingtonian went to the scene of the collision and observed trucks waiting to tow the crashed vehicles, and some EMS workers sweeping debris from the road. An investigator from the Indiana State Police appeared to be reconstructing the crash. The southbound lanes of the bypass were shut down at 17th Street.
According to scanner traffic, at least one person in a vehicle had to be extracted.