Highway 136 back open after car overturns and catches fire - Tri-State News, Weather & Sports

Highway 136 back open after car overturns and catches fire

Authorities shut down all lanes of Highway 136 Wednesday night. Authorities shut down all lanes of Highway 136 Wednesday night.
Fire crews were called to the scene to put out flames that broke out in the vehicle. Fire crews were called to the scene to put out flames that broke out in the vehicle.
The scene on Highway 136 around 8:30 Wednesday night. The scene on Highway 136 around 8:30 Wednesday night.

Highway 136 has been reopened after a car overturned and caught fire in Henderson County.

Crews shut down the roadway around 8:00 p.m. near Geneva Baptist Church. Authorities said bystanders rescued the driver from the burning car after it ran off the road and hit a culvert.

A medical helicopter flew the patient to an Evansville hospital with serious injuries.

The accident shutdown the roadway for more than an hour.

14 News is continuing to follow these developments, and we will have the latest on air, online at 14News.com and on mobile with the 14 News mobile app.

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