KSP troopers injured after semi loses control, hits cruisers on I-65

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Posted at 1:54 PM, Feb 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-16 14:54:37-05

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.

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.