Police: Wrong-way driver caused crash on I-64 in downtown Louisville

Police: Wrong-way driver caused crash on I-64 in downtown Louisville

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A vehicle was driving the wrong direction on Interstate 64 when it crashed into a semi, according to Louisville Metro police.

LMPD spokesman Dwight Mitchell said a Volkswagen went up the wrong I-64 ramp and was driving eastbound in the westbound lanes when the crash happened at the 4.8 mile marker around 3 a.m. Thursday.

The driver of the Volkswagen was taken to University of Louisville Hospital in serious condition.

Lanes on I-64 reopened around 7:40 a.m., according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

The LMPD Traffic Unit is investigating the crash.

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