Madison County sheriff's deputy involved in I-75 crash

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RICHMOND, Ky. (WKYT) - Interstate 75 in Madison County has reopened after a three-vehicle crash that involved a sheriff's deputy.

Kentucky State Police say a Madison County sheriff's deputy is involved in the crash. (Photo: WKYT/Megan James)

Troopers say the wreck happened after two sheriff's deputy's SUVs had pulled over a truck on northbound I-75 at mile marker 87.

Two deputies were interviewing the driver of the truck when a white SUV carrying five people, including two children, veered toward the right shoulder and collided with one of the cruisers.

The civilian-driven SUV ended up flipped over in the middle of the interstate.

One of the deputies was thrown over the guardrail in the crash. He was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries to his arm and back.

No one else suffered severe injuries but were taken to the hospital out of an abundance of caution.

Kentucky State Police says it is a law in the state to move over when passing an emergency vehicle. They say the driver of the white SUV did not do that. No word at this time on any charges against the driver.

KYTC reports a detour is set up at I-75 exit 87 to then get back on the interstate at exit 90.

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