Traffic Alert: ‘Serious crash’ shuts down I-71 N near I-265

Traffic Alert: ‘Serious crash’ shuts down I-71 N near I-265
There's been no word on the conditions of the people involved in the crash. (Source: Trimarc)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Emergency crews have shut down I-71 Northbound near I-265 after a crash.

MetroSafe confirmed that the “serious crash” involved a car and a semi and occurred at 10:16 AM Wednesday.

I-71 Northbound is closed, and drivers are being detoured off I-71 at the Watterson Expressway westbound.

There has been no word on the condition of the people involved in this crash.

According to KYTC, the roadway could be blocked for two to three hours

This story will be updated as more information comes into the newsroom.

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