Jessamine County

U.S. 27 reopens after crash involving a police vehicle

A crash involving a police officer caused U.S. 27 North to be shut down in Jessamine County Tuesday afternoon.

Nicholasville police said the road was shut down from Shun Pike to Edgewood Drive beginning at about 3 p.m. The road had reopened by about 7 p.m.

WKYT reported that a police officer on U.S. 27 ran a red light, hitting a van that was turning left onto Edgewood. The station reported that both the police officer and someone in the van were taken to a hospital, but the injuries were not thought to be life-threatening.