Busy Bardstown Road intersection reopens after serious motorcycle crash

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.

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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