Slick highway circumstances, a number of site visitors incidents reported on I-75 in Central Ky.

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By Calvin S. Nelson

The Lexington Police Division was responding to a number of site visitors incidents alongside Interstate 75 Friday evening.

Lt. Brandon Helm, of the Lexington Police Division, mentioned a mix of slicker roads and motorists not altering their driving habits resulted in autos going off the highway in each northbound and southbound lanes.

“Decelerate,” Helm urged.

He mentioned the incidents have been reported in each the northern and southern components of Fayette County alongside I-75. The Kentucky Transportation Cupboard’s web site was additionally exhibiting crashes alongside I-75 in Scott, Madison and Rockcastle counties as of about 8:45 p.m.

At about the identical time, the Nationwide Climate Service in Louisville reported “a reasonable to heavy band of snow” coming into Lexington that was anticipated to deliver decreased visibility and slick highway circumstances.

Slick circumstances have been reported and lots of roads have been lined with snow all through the Transportation Cupboard’s District 7, which covers Central Kentucky, the cupboard mentioned in a social media submit at about 8 p.m.

The cupboard mentioned contractors and highway crews have been utilizing salt, chemical compounds and snowplows to deal with roads.

“Motorists shouldn’t journey until completely mandatory,” the District 7 submit on social media platform X said.

A car was reported to have slid into an embankment at mile level 58 on the Bluegrass Parkway in Anderson County, in line with the Transportation Cupboard.

Automobiles have been reported off the highway in separate incidents on each the northbound and southbound sides of I-75 on the 120 mile marker, Helm mentioned. No accidents have been reported in both of these incidents.

Helm didn’t have any details about particular incidents within the southern portion of the county as of simply earlier than 8:30 p.m., although he mentioned police have been responding to them.

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