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Injury Accident I-64W @ Jefferson/Shelby County Line

Posted on June 11, 2013

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June 11, 2013

2:35pm this afternoon LMPD’s 8th division received a report of a single vehicle injury accident involving a bus west bound on I64.  LMPD's 8th Division Officers, Traffic Units, Shelby Co. Police, Fire, EMS and EMA are on scene. Trimarc and State Hwy are on scene assisting with the roadways and traffic.  Traffic investigators are looking into whether or not mechanical failure played a role in the accident. 

As this time there have been 42 patients, 4 adults and 38 teenagers, were transported to various area hospitals.    6 of the injured were transported to downtown Louisville to University of Louisville Hospital in critical condition.  The remaining patients in non-critical condition were transported to U of L, Norton Brownsboro, and Kosair Childrens Hospitals with minor injuries and for precautionary evaluation.   

2 lanes of I-64E  and 1 lane of I64W were closed during the investigation.  All lanes were opened around 6:30pm.

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last updated  June 12, 2013 at 10:56 AM

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