2 injured in I-65 accident near Columbus

Two people were injured during an accident involving three passenger vehicles on southbound Interstate 65 about 4:30 p.m. Saturday, police said.

A LifeLine helicopter transported one individual with serious leg injuries to Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, said Maj. Chris Lane, chief deputy for the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department.

Another occupant from one of the vehicles involved was transported to Columbus Regional Hospital after complaining of pain, Lane said.

The accident occurred about two miles north of the State Road 46 exit, between Columbus and Taylorsville, temporarily closing southbound I-65, Lane said.