9 injured in pileup on Kentucky highway

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FOSTER, Ky. (AP) – Nine people were injured in a pileup on a Kentucky highway after a tractor-trailer crashed with a car and caught fire.

Local media reports that three cars were involved in the wreck around 12:30 p.m. on the AA Highway in Bracken County. Police said three people were taken to hospitals by helicopters and another six were injured.

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The highway was shut down in both directions for hours as police investigated the crash and crews attempted to clear the scene.

 

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