2 drivers injured in accident on Clark Memorial Bridge

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Posted on July 11, 2013 at 9:36 PM

Updated Monday, Jul 15 at 4:58 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – Two people were taken to University Hospital after an accident on the Clark Memorial Bridge, also known as the Second Street Bridge.

Police said a woman suffered life-threatening injuries when she crossed the center line and slammed into another vehicle.

The woman was driving a sedan, heading north across the bridge, crossed over into the southbound lanes and hit a 60-year-old man in a pick-up truck, police said.

The man is in stable condition.

Police are reconstructing the accident and said they don't know what caused the woman to swerve.

The accident happened on the Indiana approach to the bridge and it was shut down for several hours while crews cleared the accident.

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