GREENFIELD — Two people were seriously injured in a car crash Thursday afternoon along Interstate 70 near the 106 mile marker, according to emergency broadcasts.

A vehicle crashed along westbound near County Road 400E left the roadway and flipped, coming to land in cornfield north of the interstate. The vehicle setting upside down when emergency crews arrived.

Pictured: Westbound Interstate 70 following a crash Sept. 9, 2016.
Pictured: Westbound Interstate 70 following a crash Sept. 8, 2016.

Two people were trapped inside and needed to be cut from the car, according to emergency broadcasts.

Pictured: Westbound Interstate 70 following a crash Sept. 9, 2016.
Pictured: Westbound Interstate 70 following a crash Sept. 8, 2016.

The extent of the passenger’s injuries was not immediately known. Two medical helicopters were called to the scene to transport two people to St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, according to emergency broadcasts.

Vehicle flipped and came to land in a cornfield along westbound Interstate 70 following a crash Sept. 9, 2016.
Vehicle flipped and came to land in a cornfield along westbound Interstate 70 following a crash Sept. 8, 2016.

 

Westbound I-70 is closed at this time and will remain closed as crews clear the area.

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Caitlin VanOverberghe is a reporter at the Greenfield Daily Reporter. She can be reached at 317-477-3237 or cvanoverberghe@greenfieldreporter.com.