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Busy Bardstown Road intersection reopens after serious motorcycle crash

The crash happened right in front of the Wendy's on Bardstown Road in the Highlands. (Source:...
The crash happened right in front of the Wendy's on Bardstown Road in the Highlands. (Source: WAVE 3 News)
Updated: Jun. 26, 2019 at 7:44 PM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Emergency crews closed a section of Bardstown Road in the Highlands during the evening commute Wednesday as they worked to help people involved in a serious motorcycle crash.

It happened just after 4:30 p.m., at the intersection of Bardstown Road and Grinstead Drive, MetroSafe confirmed.

A motorcycle with two people on it collided with another vehicle. A preliminary investigation, including witness accounts, revealed the vehicle was attempting to make a left turn on Grinstead withn it was hit by a motorcycle heading south on Bardstown, according to LMPD. Witnesses told police the motorcycle ran the traffic light.

Two people were taken to UofL Hospital, with one suffering life-threatening injuries. No one in the vehicle was injured.

Around 7:30 p.m., Bardstown Road reopened.

The Louisville Metro Police Department’s Traffic Unit is investigating what happened.

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