Transportation officials are asking drivers to seek alternate routes following a Tuesday crash involving several commercial vehicles on a bridge connecting Kentucky and Indiana.
The crash was reported around 1:15 p.m. on Tuesday on I-65 south carried by the Kennedy Bridge in Louisville, Kentucky.
Louisville Metro Police say that five trucks crashed on the bridge.
WDRB Traffic Alert update: LMPD says five trucks involved in crash on I-65 South/Kennedy bridge. Various INDOT and TRIMARC cameras show scene & backups in Clarksville. Second Street Bridge backing up. I-265 may be your best bet. 2:05 p.m. 8-16-22. pic.twitter.com/QMQRgntVsU
— Chris Turner (@ChrisTurnerWDRB) August 16, 2022
At least one person suffered serious injuries.
Five trucks collided on the Kennedy Bridge this afternoon, closing all southbound lanes coming into Louisville: https://t.co/vbf0HmFUoR pic.twitter.com/f114Q4BwgU
— WDRB News (@WDRBNews) August 16, 2022
One lane is currently open, but major traffic backups have been reported.
Traffic Update: Right Lane Open https://t.co/ZoPplJxKBw
— TRIMARC (@TRIMARCTraffic) August 16, 2022