UPDATE: 7:44 p.m. Paris Pike has reopened in Scott County.
SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Paris Pike is shut down in both directions due to a serious accident.
The crash happened between Throndale Drive and Elkhorn Green Place. Collision Reconstruction Units are on the scene and the road will most likely be shut down for several hours.
At least one person was taken to the hospital. Assistant Police Chief Robert Swanigan says that the person is in critical condition.
There is no established detour at this time.
A Scott County Sheriff Deputy said the accident happened at about 1:30 p.m.