A photo of the semi fire on I-65 in Newton County on Friday, February 9. (provided by the Indiana State Police).

Semi fire closes I-65 N in Newton County for 8 hours

The breaks of a semi carrying vegetable and cereal oil caught fire which led to the vehicle becoming fully engulfed in flames and closing I-65 northbound in Newton County for eight hours.

Traffic Alert

Truck crash briefly closes I-469

Police were called around 5:30 p.m. Friday to the interstate on a report that a truck had crashed near the Maysville Road interchange.