LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A woman was killed in a crash involving a garbage truck and a beer truck on Interstate 264.
The crash was reported on I-264 at Breckinridge Lane around 6:40 a.m. Wednesday.
Louisville Metro Police Department spokesman Dwight Mitchell said a preliminary investigation showed the garbage truck, owned by Republic Services, rear-ended a mini van driven by Robin Cardine, 54. Her van then hit the rear end of a beer truck.
Cardine was pronounced dead at the scene. The Jefferson County Coroner said she died of multiple blunt force injuries.
Mitchell said the drivers of the garbage truck and beer truck were not injured.
Kentucky Transportation officials initially reported a Pepsi truck and not a beer truck involved.
Republic Services issued the following statement after the crash:
The LMPD Traffic Unit is investigating the crash.