UPDATE: Road crew worker critically injured after being hit by passing pickup truck

Nicholasville Police say the accident happened at US 27 and KY 169 around 4:30 a.m. in Jessamine County

Update from 2:22 p.m. on May 24, 2022:

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – According to Sergeant Kevin Grimes with Nicholasville Police, at 4:30 a.m., a road crew was removing cones from the road during paving work and a road crew member was struck by a pickup truck driver who told investigators they could not see the worker in the dark.

The accident happened at the intersection of US 27 and KY 169, according to police.

Police say the road worker suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to UK Hospital in Lexington.  His name wasn’t released.

The road has reopened.

 

Original story below from May 24, 2022:

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – The intersection of US 27 and KY 169 will be shut down for several hours after a serious crash, according to the Nicholasville Police Department.

The Nicholasville Police Department says the crash involved a construction worker and a vehicle, and advises drivers to use alternate routes for the next several hours.

Keep checking back with ABC 36 for more updates.

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