Southbound 71 slowed due to overturned trailer

Posted by Charles Gazaway - email

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – The southbound lanes of Interstate 71 in Oldham County are nearly shut down after a SUV pulling a travel trailer overturned.

According to Oldham County Dispatch, the SUV was near the rest area at mile marker 14 when the 26-foot travel trailer it was pulling overturned. When Air 3 arrived on the scene, the trailer was in pieces across both lanes of the interstate, but traffic is able squeeze by in the emergency lanes. Crews have been able to move the wreckage into the slow lane and the fast lane has been reopened to traffic.

Oldham County Dispatch was not able to give us any report of injuries.

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