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Update on Injury Collision on Interstate 65, 61 MM

Date of News Release: 02/18/2015

(Munfordville, KY) - The injury collision on Interstate 65 at the 61MM northbound has be cleared and both lanes are now open

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Update on Injury Collision on Interstate 65, 61 MM

Date of News Release: 02/18/2015

Tractor Trailer Collision

(Munfordville, KY) - The Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green is still on scene of the injury collision at the 61 MM Northbound on I-65 involving a tractor trailer. The operator, Keith Thompson (27) of Sewanee, TN, was traveling northbound on Interstate 65 when he hit a patch of ice on the roadway and lost control and struck the guardrail with his front left bumper and continued a distance before striking the bridge and coming to rest partially on its side against the bridge rail.

Crews are currently on scene tending to a diesel fuel leak from the collision and working to remove the vehicle. A detour is currently set up where motorists that are traveling northbound are being exited at the 58 MM Horse Cave to US 31 W where they can get back on Interstate 65 at the 65 MM Munfordville.

Thompson was transported by Hart County EMS to Caverna Memorial Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

The collision is still ongoing and being investigated by Trooper Bartley Weaver. Updates will follow when available and the roadway is open.

Tractor Trailer Collision

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Collisions on I-65

Date of News Release: 02/18/2015

(Bowling Green, KY) - Kentucky State Police Post3 is currently on scene of an collision at the 61 MM northbound involving a tractor trailer that has the Interstate shut down. A detour is being set up at the 58 MM exit.

Units are also on scene of an injury collision at the 38 MM Northbound, but the roadway is open.

Updates on both will follow as they become available.