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Collision of two large trucks temporarily closes Newtown Pike

Two large trucks collide, forcing Newtown Pike closure

A two-truck wreck closed inbound Newtown Pike at Loudon Ave. around 2:30 p.m. One truck was on its side.
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A two-truck wreck closed inbound Newtown Pike at Loudon Ave. around 2:30 p.m. One truck was on its side.

Two large trucks collided Thursday afternoon at Newtown Pike and Loudon Avenue, closing the intersection.

Lexington police said that a box truck on Ash Street, across from Loudon Avenue, crossed Newtown Pike on a green light. A tractor-trailer traveling inbound on Newtown Pike crashed into the box truck, police spokeswoman Brenna Angel said. The box truck was flipped onto its side, and the driver was taken to a hospital.

The intersection was reopened about 4:20 p.m.

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