Crews responded to fatal accident at I-71 south, Gene Snyder

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by WHAS11

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Posted on August 1, 2014 at 5:49 PM

Updated Friday, Aug 1 at 11:52 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – Police were called to a rollover accident on I71 southbound near the Gene Snyder on Friday afternoon.

One person has died from the wreck between a Nissan Sentra and a Chevy Equinox. Witnesses said that the driver of the Nissan was in the right right slow lane and for an unknown reason, attempted to cross both lanes of traffic towards the center turn around emergency lane. 

The Nissan was struck by the Chevy. The Nissan's driver, a female in her 60s, was pronounced dead at the scene. The two occupants of the Chevy, a male and a female, were transported to Norton Brownsboro Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

Louisville Metro EMS, Worthington Fire and LMPD responded to the scene. LMPD traffic investigators are processing the scene. 

Traffic is being divered onto the Gene Snyder as police work at the scene. 

 

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