Speed, wet roads played role in serious Jessamine County crash

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It happened Friday morning on U.S. 27 near Catnip Hill Road.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56/WKYT) – A woman is in critical condition after crashing in Jessamine County.

It happened Friday morning on U.S. 27 near Catnip Hill Road.

Officials believe the woman was driving at a high rate of speed around a curve and crashed into a pole.

They said wet roads were also a factor.

The woman was the only person in the car. She was taken to UK Hospital.

As of 8:20 a.m., traffic was backed up in the north and southbound lanes on U.S. 27.

Crews are alternating letting people pass from each direction through one lane.

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