Accident on Newtown Pike at Loudon Thursday afternoon


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Lexington Police Department said that traffic in both directions were stopped at Newtown Pike and Loudon Avenue because of a collision Thursday afternoon.

Officers said a box truck had a green light at Ash Street to cross over Newtown Pike onto Loudon Avenue when a semi-truck traveling inbound on Newtown Pike failed to stop at the red light and hit the box truck, causing it to fall on its side. The driver of the box truck was transported to a hospital with minor injuries.

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The accident was closed for several hours for cleanup.