Southbound ramp to I-75 from Newtown Pike temporarily closed for overturned truck

April 26, 2014 

Lexington Police and Fire officials waited for a tow truck in the morning at the scene of an overturned semi truck on the on ramp to I-75 at Newtown Pike in Lexington, Ky., on April 26, 2014. The driver told police he thought his load shifted as he turned onto the ramp, he was taken to UK Hospital with minor injuries. Photo by Pablo Alcala | Staff

PABLO ALCALA — Lexington Herald-Leader Buy Photo

The ramp from Newtown Pike to Interstate 75 South was temporarily shut down Saturday morning for an overturned tractor-trailer.

Lexington police said the weight of the contents in the back of the truck shifted on the curving ramp to the interstate, and the truck overturned shortly after 8 a.m.

The ramp was reopened at 1:15 p.m. Saturday.

The truck was carrying aluminum coils and had to be unloaded before it could be towed away from the scene. The driver of the truck sustained minor injuries.

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