Wrong Way Driver Causes Crash On Busy Lexington Road

A man is fighting for his life after causing a head-on collision, because police say he was driving the wrong way.

It happened around 3:30 Monday afternoon at Man O' War Boulevard and Tates Creek Road.

Police say the driver was heading down the wrong way on Man O' War from Armstrong Mill. He clipped several cars along the way, before hitting a car head-on at the Tates Creek Road intersection.

The driver of that car was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. The driver of the car going the wrong way was taken to UK hospital, where he's said to be in critical condition.

The intersection was closed for some time Monday evening, causing a traffic back-up.

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