Infant critically injured in Dixie Highway crash - News, Weather & Sports

Infant critically injured in Dixie Highway crash

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A 10-month-old infant was critically injured in a crash that shut down Dixie Highway Sunday afternoon.

According to the Louisville Metro Police Department, the vehicle carrying the infant was heading south when the driver failed to yield as she turned left. A man driving a northbound car was unable to stop and hit the vehicle.

The infant was taken to Kosair Children's Hospital with injuries police described as critical.

The drivers of both cars were taken to University Hospital with injuries that police said were not life-threatening.

The crash happened in the 15100 block of Dixie Highway around 3:15 p.m. The road was closed for more than an hour.

Police are still investigating the incident. The relationship between the injured woman and the infant is not known.

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