I-64 east reopened after truck, motorcycle accident

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by Katherine Faust

WHAS11.com

Posted on July 25, 2014 at 5:27 PM

Updated Saturday, Jul 26 at 11:34 AM

Louisville, Ky. (WHAS11) - All lanes of I-64 have been reopened after a crash involving a motorcycle and a truck shut down a lane on July 26.

The accident happened on I-64 east between Tucker Station Road and I-265 and left the motorcyclist pinned under the truck.

One eastbound lane was shut down. Though other lanes remained open, traffic slowed quickly and backed up for miles.

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Several rescue workers were called in to lift the truck high enough out of a ditch in order to free the motorcyclist.

Police said that the driver of the motorcycle, who was taken to the hospital, was alert and concious while being transported. The extent of his injuries is unknown.

There is no word on the injuries to the driver of the truck.

Police are still investigating the cause of the accident. 

 

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