WB I-275 now open near I-471 after semi crash, fire

Source: Kyle Sparks, NKY (FOX19 NewsNation)
Source: Kyle Sparks, NKY (FOX19 NewsNation)

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY (FOX19) - Westbound Interstate 275 is now open at the I-471 overpass after an overturned semi truck caught fire.

The incident happened just before 1 p.m. Dispatchers say no injuries were reported. According to police, a vehicle tried to merge at the last second to get onto I-471 and cut off the truck, which caused the accident. S.R. 27 was also closed due to the accident.

The semi was hanging off I-275, over S.R. 27.

The accident took nearly three hours to clear.

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