HART COUNTY, Ky. (WTVF) — Two Kentucky State Police troopers were injured Tuesday morning when a tractor trailer struck their cruisers on the side of Interstate 65 North.
KSP officials said the crash happened while the troopers were working a wreck at mile marker 59. Investigators said the roadway was blocked when the semi driver lost control and struck their vehicles.
We ask motorists to stay off the roads during #winterstorm2021 to keep everyone safe. We also ask because our troopers are working the roads. @TprPriddy reports 2 units were injured on I-65 this morning when their cars were struck while working a collision. pic.twitter.com/PXakf9Q1OY— KY State Police (@kystatepolice) February 16, 2021
The troopers were treated at hospital for injuries and have been released. Neither of their identities was released.
KSP said it’s unknown how many total vehicles were involved in the crashes. At least one fatality was reported. The investigation remains ongoing.