Watterson WB reopens near Poplar Level Road after injury crash


by Amy Stallings


Posted on May 16, 2014 at 5:27 AM

Updated Friday, May 16 at 7:09 AM

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- A woman is in critical condition Friday morning after an accident on the Watterson Expressway westbound near Poplar Level Road.

The accident happened around 3 a.m. when police said a woman driving a Ford Fusion traveling at a high rate of speed southbound on Poplar Level Road lost control of the car.

Police said the car rolled and the driver was ejected. The car went over a guardrail and crashed into a vehicle traveling westbound on I-264.

The woman was transported to University Hospital with critical injuries.

The driver of the other vehicle, a male, was taken to Audubon Hospital for observation.

The I-264 west was shut down while crews cleared the scene.


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