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Passenger ejected, seriously injured in I-75 crash

Published: Nov. 26, 2021 at 5:24 PM EST
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BOONE COUNTY, Ky. (WXIX) - A section of southbound I-75 in Boone County was shut down for several hours Friday night due to a crash with serious injuries.

The crash happened at 4:22 p.m. near Turfway Road, according to the Florence Police Department.

A passenger car struck the rear of a box truck while heading south on I-75. The box truck, police say, then hit the concrete median and overturned.

A passenger in the box truck was ejected and suffered a serious head injury.

UC Air Care transported that passenger to UC Medical Center where he or she has stabilized in critical condition.

Florence EMS transported the driver of the car and the driver of the truck to St. Elizabeth Hospital Florence with minor injuries.

Police are investgating.

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