Crash backs up traffic on I-469 near Maplecrest Road

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) A two-vehicle crash on Interstate 469 shut down the highway Wednesday evening.

Police and medics were called around 5:40 p.m. to the 27 mile marker of the interstate, near the Maplecrest Road exit.

The crash happened in the southbound lanes.

The crash temporarily closed the lanes, but were reopened a short time later.

Emergency dispatchers said the crash involved only minor injuries.

A viewer told NewsChannel 15 that traffic was backed up for miles while crews worked the crash.