Leestown Road blocked after semi crash causes fuel leak

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) - Lexington crews blocked off Leestown Road, just outside of New Circle Road, following a crash involving two semi-trucks.

The crash happened around 5:15 Tuesday morning. A semi hauling scrap metal crashed into a UPS semi at Opportunity Way, the entrance to UPS.

Diesel fuel from one of the semis leaked onto the road.

Police had Leestown Road shut down in both directions until about 7:30 a.m. when one inbound lane was opened.

The closure is expected to last until at least 9 a.m.

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