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Crashes snarl traffic on Russell Cave Road; 1 injured

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Posted at 8:14 AM, Jul 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-30 08:14:31-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Emergency crews responded early Tuesday after multiple vehicles crashed on the city's north side.

Officials were called out just around 7 a.m. to Russell Cave Road and Hughes Lane.

Lexington police tell LEX 18 that one vehicle hydroplaned off the roadway and crashed into a fence. Then, police said, a vehicle that witnessed the first crash was rear-ended by another vehicle.

One person was taken to an area hospital with a small laceration to the head, police said.

Russell Cave Road was closed for about an hour but since has reopened.