Tractor-Trailer Incident Forces I-71 South Closure
 
By Major Keith Smith
October 12, 2018
 

Crews from LaGrange Fire & Rescue Department and Ballardsville Fire & Rescue Department were dispatched to the 22 mile marker of Interstate 71 South at 3:22 AM on Friday, Oct. 22nd for a report of a tractor trailer rollover with an entrapment. First units on scene reported an overturned semi off of the roadway and in the median area with one subject trapped in the drivers seat.
An assessment of the entrapment of the driver and vehicle placement indicated that there would be a lengthy extrication process. Assistance for vehicle stabilization was received from Burrows Wrecker Service along with Air Methods KY 11 that was brought to the scene for transport.
All lanes of the interstate were closed for approximately 2.5 hours.

 
Units: Car 4503, 4504, Rescue Engine 4535, Engine 4531, Engine 4532, Car 1302, Engine 1337, Engine 1338 OC EMS Unit 939, LaGrange Police, Oldham Co Police, KYTC Oldham Co., Burrows Wrecker Service
 
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benny edmondson October 13, 2018 at 9:26 AM
Any word on the driver