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TRAFFIC ALERT!!! Southbound I-71 closed due to crash involving multiple vehicles!

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Highway remains closed at 5:10 p.m.

Southbound I-71 is closed at Exit 28 in Henry County. Traffic is being
detoured via KY 153 over to US 42. Motorists can follow US 42 to the Gene Snyder
Freeway in Jefferson County. All entrance ramps to southbound I-71 in Oldham County
are closed as well.

The crash occurred at mile point 12.5 in Oldham County, about 3 miles before the
Gene Snyder Freeway. Police, fire and EMS are on the scene. KYTC is helping with
traffic control.

As of 5 p.m., the southbound lanes remained shut down at the 28 mile marker. Andrea Clifford of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said traffic is being detoured via KY 153 north to US 42. Motorists can follow US 42 through Henry and Oldham counties to the Gene Snyder Freeway in Jefferson County. Clifford said all entrance ramps to southbound I-71 in Oldham County have been closed while police conduct their investigation at the accident scene.