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.