EMS reported a fiery accident that occurred on I-265, where 2 SUV’s, a hatchback and a sedan crashed.
EMS stated that the accident happened after the front tire of a Lexus RX300 SUV blew out on I-265. The driver of the Lexus, who was in the passing lane at the time of the blow out, reportedly lost control of the vehicle. Then, he swerved across the highway, came into oncoming traffic and struck a Mazda 3 hatchback, resulting in an accident, police said.
Police stated that a Volvo SUV and Honda Accord were traveling at highway speed when the Lexus crossed the medium and caused the head on accident. There were eight people involved and injured in the accident, police reported. Two occupants of the Lexus SUV and the driver of the Accord reportedly sustained injuries. The others include the driver and two passenger in the hatchback and two occupants of Volvo, police said.
Emergency responders are at the site of the crash and also the LMPD Traffic Crew is at the scene. The victims of the crash have been transported to the hospital.
There will be traffic delays along this route. Drivers should patience or use an alternative route to avoid the delays.
Dr. Brian Elias, from The Accident and Injury Team, comments on this crash. “This is a tragic head on collision that happened on I-265 in Louisville that resulted in so many people being injured. It appears that it all started because of a blow out to a tire on the front of a Lexus. Please make sure that you regularly have your tires inspected and replaced by a qualified mechanic. We hope that everyone involved in this accident has a speedy recovery.”
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