Indiana State Police say two people were killed in a crash on I-69 near the 106th Street exit in Fishers. The crash involved a semi and a passenger vehicle and happened just after 5:30 p.m.State police identified the two people killed in the crash as 19-year-old Marcus Padgett and 17-year-old Elizabeth Robertson. According to state police Marcus Padgett was the driver with Elizabeth Robertson the passenger.
Emergency Crews on scene of a fatal crash on I-69 southbound near 106th street. Only 1 lane is open, seek alternate routes
Interstate will be restricted for at least 2 hours
— Sgt. John Perrine (@ISPIndianapolis) July 1, 2020
Unfortunately. the circumstances surrounding the fatal crash remain under investigation.
Indiana State Police believes that the driver of the passenger vehicle, Padgett, swerved to avoid shredded tire debris and lost control. After losing control, the car then spun into the path of the semi-truck and was struck. The result was that both of the vehicles occupants were pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the semi was transported to an area hospital to be treated for minor injuries. That driver has been identified as Anthony Manuel, 52, of Georgia.
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