(WHAS11) -- Police were called to the scene of a fatal accident Tuesday afternoon at I-265 west bound at I-64 east bound in New Albany.
Witnesses say a blue 2007 Ford Taurus was traveling westbound on I-265 at a high rate of speed. According to witnesses the Ford then left the roadway upon taking the ramp to I-64 Eastbound and traveled down a steep embankment where it crashed.
The driver, 34-year-old James Stallings was transported to University hospital by air ambulance where he was pronounced dead. Stallings was from Louisville.
We are told the driver was not wearing a safety belt at the time of the crash. An investigation is pending.