LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Old Frankfort Pike has reopened after parts of the roadway were shut down due to a fiery crash Thursday morning involving a garbage truck and a car.
It happened at the intersection of Old Frankfort Pike and Phillips Lane just before 6 A.M. Police closed the road from S. Forbes Rd. to New Circle Road for about an hour.
Police say a garbage truck was turning onto Old Frankfort Pike, when a car ran into the side of it. The car caught on fire, but it was only minor, according to the Lexington Police duty commander.
The garbage truck ended up over a tree and into a concrete wall.
The two people in the car were taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries. The driver of the garbage truck was not hurt.
UPDATE: Police are slow rolling the roadway back open at this time. https://t.co/XFkd9mrxq0
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