Semi-truck slams into power lines, catches fire in Lake Carmel

The incident occurred on Tuesday afternoon, according to authorities. While the truck caught fire after hitting the utility pole, no injuries were reported.

News 12 Staff

Jul 10, 2024, 5:28 PM

Updated 11 days ago

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A semi-truck fire closed Farmers Mills Road in Lake Carmel on Wednesday after the vehicle hit power lines.
The incident occurred on Tuesday afternoon, according to authorities. While the truck caught fire after hitting the utility pole, no injuries were reported.
The road was closed as crews worked to repair the damaged utility pole. It has since reopened.
Officials are reminding residents to stay clear of downed power lines and never attempt to touch them. Instead, they should immediately call 911.


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