LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Interstate 75 in Lexington has reopened after two cars collided, causing traffic jams for hours. It was confirmed that six people died in this accident.
A call was made to the police department at around 12:23 p.m. for a car entering the north lane of I-75 around mile marker 104 going in the wrong direction. A 38-year-old woman in a dark car collided with a white car at kilometer 102.
A child was found dead sitting in the front seat of a white car. Three other children and a 30-year-old white driver were taken to a local hospital. They all passed due to injuries.
The Fayette County coroner̵7;s office did not disclose the names of the individuals involved.
Traffic was supported for almost three hours. Traffic is redirected at Exit 99, north of Clays Ferry Bridge to Old Richmond Road.
The LEX 18 will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.