Traffic backed up on Interstate 65 southbound

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Update: As of 11:30 a.m., Trooper Stephen Wheeles reports that both southbound lanes have reopened. One person was taken to a hospital for injuries in the crash.

Indiana State Police are suggesting you take an alternate route if you are headed south on Interstate 65 near Columbus this morning.

A traffic accident south of Walesboro between a semi and a truck towing a trailer has shut down both southbound lanes. Trooper Stephen Wheeles suggests taking State Road 11 to avoid the area.

There is no word yet on injuries or how long it will take to clean up the wreck. As of 10:45 a.m., Wheeles said traffic was backed up about seven miles.