Clark Memorial Bridge now open to traffic after fatal accident

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by Amy Stallings

WHAS11.com

Posted on October 30, 2013 at 12:28 PM

Updated Wednesday, Oct 30 at 7:03 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- Police and firefighters were on the scene of an accident on the Clark Memorial Bridge that happened around noon Wednesday, Oct 30.

A woman was killed in the accident. Officials say she was not wearing a seat belt.

The Clark Memorial Bridge is now open in both directions except for the far right lane on the southbound side because of damage to the railing.

The bridge was closed for nearly two hours. Only one car was involved in this accident.

According to the KYTC a temporary railing will be constructed.

Click here to see photos from the scene.

The view from SKY11 showed a car's rear passenger wheel hanging off the side of the bridge.

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