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I-64 reopens in Woodford County after serious crash

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WOODFORD COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - Interstate 64 in Woodford County is back open after a serious crash involving three cars.

It happened Friday morning in the eastbound lanes near the 65 mile marker.

State police tell us it appears the drivers involved the crash were slowing down as the approached the construction zone and rear ended each other.

Only the drivers were in the three cars. Two men were taken by ambulance to the hospital, a woman was air lifted to UK with serious injuries.

State police initially shutdown both sides of the interstate. All lanes reopened by 1 p.m. Friday afternoon.

The construction project began August 4, since then state police say they've seen almost one accident a day, most of them non-injury.

"There's signage for at least three miles leading up to where this collision actually happened," said Trooper Christopher Martin. "I believe since this constriction zone started, I was advised there's been a wreck every single day out here."

The ten mile project stretches through Fayette, Woodford, and Scott Counties. Transportation Cabinet officials say it's roadway rehabilitation that's necessary, and they plan to keep one lane open during the construction.

State police say they have troopers and vehicle enforcement officers stationed along the interstate but many drivers speed up once they're out of sight.


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