LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office says a motorcycle rider was flown to UK Hospital in Lexington after crashing on I-75.
It says the accident happened Friday afternoon about 5 miles south of London. Deputies say traffic had started to slow and stop because of congestion. They say three lanes were also merging into two lanes. According to investigators, 35-year-old Justin Butler of Eubank was unable to stop. Deputies say the motorcycle he was on slid onto its side.
The sheriff’s office says Butler suffered serious injuries.