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Two separate collisions on I-71 leave 5 people injured

LOUISVILLE, KY –  Several lanes were shut down following two separate collisions along I-71 early Friday morning.

According to WDRB, the first accident, involving an SUV and a pickup truck, occurred at about 7:30 a.m. near the I-264 interchange.

Moments later, a tanker truck overturned in an attempt to avoid the first crash.

Four occupants in the SUV, along with the tanker truck driver, were all taken to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

All southbound lanes were shut down for several hours after the crash. Drivers have been advised to proceed with caution in the area as delays are likely going into Friday afternoon.

If you have suffered injuries and are able to work as the result of a trucking accident in the Louisville area, you have the right to seek compensation for your losses. Contact the dedicated Louisville trucking accident lawyer at the Law Office of Alan Rubin today to schedule a completely free consultation. He can be reached by phone at (502) 587-1050 or by filling out the online contact form.