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Driver of car that slid off I-65 hit by 2nd sliding car while walking

A man involved in a car accident caused by slick road conditions Monday afternoon was hit by a second vehicle that slid into him after he got out of his car, according to police. A man involved in a car accident caused by slick road conditions Monday afternoon was hit by a second vehicle that slid into him after he got out of his car, according to police.
The accidents happened at northbound Interstate 65 at westbound Interstate 264/Watterson Expressway. The accidents happened at northbound Interstate 65 at westbound Interstate 264/Watterson Expressway.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A man involved in a car accident caused by slick road conditions Monday afternoon was hit by a second vehicle that slid into him after he got out of his car, according to police.

The accidents happened at northbound Interstate 65 at westbound Interstate 264/Watterson Expressway.

Louisville Metro Police said the first driver got out of his car and started walking on the side of the interstate when another driver slid off the road in the same place, hitting the pedestrian. The victim was taken to University of Louisville Hospital. His condition is unknown.

LMPD's traffic unit is investigating the case because it happened on an interstate.

An LMPD spokesman said officers requested salt trucks on the scene to make the area safer for drivers.

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