TRAFFIC ALERT: some Lexington roads shut down so crews can de-ice


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Some Lexington roads are shut down Thursday evening so crews can clear them of ice.

Lexington Police say between 3 p.m. and about 7:30 p.m. Thursday, dispatchers received 171 traffic related cars.

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Twelve of those involved injuries, none of those serious. There were 123 more collisions that didn’t involve injuries.

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As of 7:30 p.m, Armstrong Mill between Crosby and Grace Drive and Wilson Downing between Camelot and Bridge Point Run are shut down while crews de-ice.

This story will be updated as conditions change.

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