Truck flips, catches fire on I-71

Published: Jul. 22, 2014 at 9:38 PM EDT|Updated: Jul. 29, 2014 at 9:38 PM EDT
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Emergency crews on the scene of the crash.
Emergency crews on the scene of the crash.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A pickup truck lost control, slammed into a wall, flipped and then caught fire, according to Oldham County dispatch.

The crash happened on I-71, near mile marker 13, around 5:17 p.m. Tuesday.

Dispatchers said the driver of the truck managed to get out of the vehicle following the crash. He was checked out by EMS at the scene and was released.

No other vehicles were involved.

Traffic in the area around the accident was shut down while emergency crews cleared the roadway.

We will update this story with more information as it comes into the newsroom.

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