Overturned tractor-trailer loses glass bottles on Gene Snyder Freeway

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE)- A tractor-trailer overturned on the ramp from the Gene Snyder Freeway to Northbound Interstate 65 on Friday afternoon.

According to MetroSafe dispatchers, the trailer overturned around 12:00 PM blocking two lanes of traffic on northbound Interstate 65 just north of the Gene Snyder Freeway at mile marker 125.1. According to the Department of Highways, both ramps from I-265 in each direction to northbound I-65 were reduced to one lane.

The lane closures remained through rush hour on Friday as crews worked to clear the accident scene. The trailer was carrying glass bottles that had to be removed before the vehicles could be up righted.

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