Semi truck collision shuts down Man O’ War Blvd.

Semi, Collision, Man O' War, Richmond

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) -A collision between two semis shut down Man O’ War Boulevard between Alumni Drive and Richmond Road Tuesday morning.

The accident happened around 6:00 a.m. at the intersection of Richmond Road and Man O’ War, according to the Lexington Fire Department.

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Semi, Collision, Man O' War, Richmond

Both drivers were taken to hospital with non life threatening injuries.  One of the semi drivers had to be extracted from vehicle.

One semi was carrying sand, while the other had medical supplies.

The fire department says the inner loop of Man O’ War will be shut through lunch.

Police are guiding traffic along Richmond Road, and say motorists should expect delays.

Crews are now cleaning up diesel and fuel.

Reconstruction units are on-hand investigating the cause of the collision.