Accident turns SB I-75 into a parking lot in Fayette County

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Traffic came to a standstill Tuesday night on southbound I-75 in Fayette County due to a three vehicle accident, according to Lexington Police.

Officers temporarily blocked the exit onto southbound I-75 from Man O War Boulevard.

All southbound lanes were closed for a short time while crews worked to remove the wrecked vehicles, according to investigators.

Police say their preliminary investigation shows a tractor-trailer collided with a pickup truck which then collided with a car near mile marker 107.

One person in the pickup was taken to the hospital with what police believe were minor injuries.

Two southbound lanes were closed for 90-minutes, according to police.

All lanes were reopened and traffic started slowly moving again around 9:40 p.m., according to police.

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