UPDATE: New Circle at Nicholasville Road ramp re-open, crash victim identified
According to Lexington Police, it happened around 2:45 AM
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The victim of a deadly crash Wednesday morning has been identified by the Fayette County Coroner as 26-year-old Yuriy Aube.
According to police, officers responded around 2:45 AM to the outer loop of New Circle Road at the Nicholasville Road ramp for an accident between a passenger car and motorcycle.
Aube, the driver of the motorcycle, was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries where he was later pronounced dead. The driver of the car was also transported to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries. According to the Coroner’s Office, Aube died around 3:40 AM due to blunt force trauma to the head and torso.
Officers say there are no charges at this time and the investigation into what caused the crash remains ongoing.
As of 5:30 this morning, roads are open.
This is a developing story. Stay with ABC 36 for updates.