UPDATE: 3 taken to hospital in Versailles Rd. Accident


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Airport Police, Lexington Police, and the Lexington Fire Department responded to an injury collision on Versailles Road Wednesday.

Officers say three people have been taken to the hospital as a result of the accident.  2 are said to have life-threatening injuries, while the third’s injuries are described as “serious.”

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The cause and manner of the accident is still being investigated by a crash reconstruction unit, but officers say it appears as though a pickup truck was hit head-on.

Police say the investigation is likely to keep outbound Versailles Road closed for another 2 to 3 hours.  Officers are asking motorists to avoid the area, and are re-routing traffic to Man O’ War Boulevard and Rice Road.