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Car comes to rest on truck in Lexington crash; 3 taken to hospital

Serious injury crash closes inbound South Broadway.

Lexington Fire Department crews had to use the jaws of life during rush hour Thursday morning to help a driver escape from his vehicle that crashed onto a truck. The crash happened around 8:45 a.m. Thursday on South Broadway in Lexington.
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Lexington Fire Department crews had to use the jaws of life during rush hour Thursday morning to help a driver escape from his vehicle that crashed onto a truck. The crash happened around 8:45 a.m. Thursday on South Broadway in Lexington.

Inbound South Broadway Avenue at Bolivar Street was temporarily shut down Thursday morning following a serious crash that sent three people to the hospital.

The crash happened around 8:45 a.m., affecting the tail end of morning rush hour.

It’s unclear how the crash happened. It resulted in a blue car resting on top of a red truck.

The blue car had to be stabilized before its passengers were removed from the vehicle, according to Fire Department Maj.. Maria Roberts.

Traffic from inbound South Broadway was diverted onto Oliver Lewis Way.

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