I-71 crash slows morning commute into downtown Louisville - wave3.com-Louisville News, Weather & Sports

I-71 crash slows morning commute into downtown Louisville

The two-vehicle crash happened around 8:45 am. (Source: Air 3, WAVE 3 News) The two-vehicle crash happened around 8:45 am. (Source: Air 3, WAVE 3 News)
One vehicle involved had damage to the driver's side rear. (Source: Air 3, WAVE 3 News) One vehicle involved had damage to the driver's side rear. (Source: Air 3, WAVE 3 News)
The other vehicle came to rest in the median. (Source: Air 3, WAVE 3 News) The other vehicle came to rest in the median. (Source: Air 3, WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - At least one person was injured in a crash involving two cars on Interstate 71 during the busy morning rush Thursday.

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MetroSafe confirmed the crash happened at about 8:45 a.m. on Interstate 71 southbound, near the Zorn Avenue exit.

Traffic was initially stopped in order to get the wreckers to the scene of the crash, but as of 9:35 a.m., crews had moved the damaged cars to the side to allow some traffic to resume flowing.

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It's not clear what caused the crash, nor was it known how many people were hurt or how seriously.

This story will be updated.

Earlier Thursday, a crash involving three JCPS buses sent 41 students to local hospitals, all with minor injuries. More on that incident below:

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