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Major Crash Shuts Down I-75, Affects I-71 Detour

Major Crash Shuts Down I-75, Affects I-71 Detour
Posted August 2nd, 2014 @ 1:41pm by 700WLW News

(Covington, KY) - First responders were called to I-75/71 near 5th Street for a multi-car crash that knocked one vehicle from the upper deck of the Brent Spence Bridge to the lower deck.

It happened about 12:30 Saturday afternoon and quickly started to have an effect on thousands of drivers. (all pictures courtesy 

Covington Police say a southbound vehicle was knocked off the ramp to the bridge, and onto the northbound lanes, below.  Eight vehicles in all were involved.

Six people went to local hospitals, but police say their injuries were all considered non-life-threatening.


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