NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) — UPDATE: US 27 Northbound at KY 169 is back open following a crash Tuesday morning.
The road shut down around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday due to a vehicle crash involving a road construction crew worker, according to Nicholasville Police.
Road is back open @LEX18News https://t.co/9Xi1X6Qkzr— Evelyn Schultz (@EvelynSchultzTV) May 24, 2022
Police say a construction worker was hit by a pick up truck while he was picking up cones at the end of his shift along US 27. He’s critically injured at UK Hospital. @LEX18News pic.twitter.com/dcyjg03PJX— Evelyn Schultz (@EvelynSchultzTV) May 24, 2022
According to officials, a construction worker was picking up cones at the end of his shift when he was hit by a pickup truck. Sgt. Kevin Grimes says the construction worker is critically injured and was taken to UK Hospital.
The truck also hit a car with a woman inside and she was taken to the hospital out of precaution. We are told the driver of the truck is cooperating with police.