All lanes of I-265 reopen after multiple wrecks in Middletown

All lanes of I-265 reopen after multiple wrecks in Middletown

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - All lanes of Interstate 265 have reopened after a series of wrecks closed the Gene Snyder Freeway in both directions for a time in Middletown Tuesday morning.

A MetroSafe dispatcher said injuries were reported after three wrecks on southbound I-265 and one wreck on northbound I-265. All of the wrecks happened over a 30 minute period beginning at 5:18 a.m. between I-64 and Shelbyville Road. The number and extent of injuries are not known.

One vehicle in one of the wrecks caught on fire, but the flames have been extinguished.

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