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Wreck closes Leestown Road

Lexington police are investigating a wreck that temporarily shut down Leestown Road early Thursday morning.

The car-truck crash occurred at Leestown and New Circle Roads just after 5 a.m., police said.

According to preliminary reports, a car traveling outbound on Leestown Road apparently ran a red light at high speed and collided with a tractor-trailer. The driver of the car was taken to the University of Kentucky Hospital.

Both lanes of Leestown Road were closed while police investigated the crash.