Clark County

I-64 back open after serious crash in Clark County approaching Fayette County

One person was flown to University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital following a crash Thursday morning on Interstate 64 in Clark County, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and WKYT.

Westbound lanes of the interstate near the Winchester/Mount Sterling exit were closed for around two hours after the crash, the transportation cabinet said. The roadway reopened around 10:40 a.m.

The incident occurred about 14 miles from the first Lexington exit on I-64.

WKYT reported the driver of one vehicle was thrown from a vehicle after crossing the median. The victim was seriously injured and flown to University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital, firefighters told WKYT, the Herald-Leader’s reporting partner. At least two more people were also injured.