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Section of Winchester Road is reopened after two-vehicle crash

Two vehicles crashed on Winchester Road near Man O’ War Boulevard Tuesday morning.
Two vehicles crashed on Winchester Road near Man O’ War Boulevard Tuesday morning. mhorsley@herald-leader.com

A section of Winchester Road near Man o’ War Boulevard that was closed Tuesday morning after a car wreck has reopened, Lexington police said.

A Ford pickup truck hauling a car on a trailer collided with an GMC Envoy, police said.. Both drivers were taken to hospitals. Lexington officials said one victim suffered life-threatening injures and the other is in serious condition.

Police said the truck’s trailer begin to wobble as the vehicle headed east on Winchester Road. The truck’s driver tried to slow down, but the trailer forced the truck into the westbound lane, where the Envoy was. The impact knocked both vehicles off the road.

The crash was reported about 7:45 a.m. Both lanes were closed for about two hours.

McKenna Horsley: 859-231-3197, @mckennahorsley

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