1 killed, 4 injured in wreck on Greenbelt Highway

One person is dead after a wreck in southwest Louisville. (Source: WAVE 3 News)
One person is dead after a wreck in southwest Louisville. (Source: WAVE 3 News)
Published: Feb. 27, 2018 at 9:47 PM EST|Updated: Feb. 28, 2018 at 5:44 AM EST
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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Two cars crashed in southwest Louisville, killing one person and injuring four others.

It happened at 4:05 p.m. Tuesday on the Greenbelt Highway at Ashby Lane, according to MetroSafe.

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Emergency crews arrived to find one driver dead.

Louisville Metro Police investigators say that driver was attempting to turn onto Greenbelt Highway from a stop sign when the cars slammed into each other.

The impact was mostly on the driver's side of the car trying to turn. The passenger in that car was rushed to University Hospital in serious condition.

All three people in the other car were also taken to the hospital in varying conditions. Police say some of their injuries were minor, but at least one person suffered "very serious" injuries.

The driver who died has not been identified.

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At this point police do not believe either driver was impaired.

All lanes of the Greenbelt Highway were shutdown to allow the LMPD Traffic Unit to investigate the scene.

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