Both lanes back open after Audubon crash - Tri-State News, Weather & Sports

Both lanes back open after Audubon crash


Both lanes of the eastbound Audubon Parkway are back open after an accident had traffic at a stand still Tuesday morning.

The crash happened around 7:30 a.m., around 15 miles east of Henderson, Kentucky.

Kentucky State Police (KSP) tells us the wreck involved a pickup truck and an SUV. According to the KSP press release, Matthew Adams, 33-years-old, of Owensboro, drove into the back of dump trailer for unknown reasons. 

Robert Blythe, 43-years-old, of Henderson was pulling the dump trailer, which spilled roofing debris when it was hit over the roadway and causing the road closure.

Adams and passenger were taken to Methodist Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries. Troopers say everyone was wearing their seatbelts

Troopers say Blythe was cited for three violations: 

  1. Operating a commercial motor vehicle without a medical card
  2. Operating a commercial motor vehicle in violation of CDL restrictions
  3. Emergency trailer brake system violation

14 News reporter Kate O'Rourke was stuck in the traffic jam caused by the crash and reported that traffic was backed up for miles at one point.

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