Driver hospitalized after crash on I-69

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) A crash along Interstate 69 in southwest Fort Wayne closed two lanes of the highway for more than an hour Friday. The interstate reopened around 1:45 p.m.

The scene of a car crash along Interstate 69.

Police and medics were called around noon Friday to the 303 milemarker of Interstate 69, one mile north of the Jefferson Boulevard/U.S. 24 interchange, on a report of a crash.

The driver of the vehicle involved in the crash swerved to avoid a truck bed liner that was in the road.

The driver has been transported to a local hospital.

A driver was hurt in a crash along I-69 on Friday, May 5, 2017.

Dispatchers told NewsChannel 15 two lanes of northbound I-69 were closed, but have now been reopened.

State police asked motorists to avoid the area and to seek alternate routes of travel.