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Traffic Alert: Use extra caution at Bypass & Burkesville Street

Update 6:43amCT/Mon 01 Feb 2018): has confirmed the crash site has been cleared. Traffic is flowing normally again. Please continue to always use caution. - EW. CLICK ON HEADLINE for Story with Photo(s)
Earlier: Details are sketchy at this time, but motorists should avoid the intersection at this time if at all possible to avoid dangers to themselves and top give first responders. (c) alert

(Thu 01 Feb 2018 - 5:27amCT) - Motorists are urged to use extra caution at the intersection of the Columbia Bypass and Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY, where first responders are working an injury accident at this time. Details are sketchy now, but will be posted here when more is available.

First responders, including Columbia Police, Adair EMS, Adair County Fire Department, Air Evac and more. Motorists should avoid the accident area if at all possible.

This story was posted on 2018-02-01 05:07:16
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Traffic moving - as final cleanup in progress, intersection cleared

2018-02-01 - Intersection Columbia Bypass and Burkesville Rd/Street - Photo At 6:29amCT, traffic was moving again, fairly smoothly, as wreckers arrived to remove vehicles from the scene. At approximately 6:40amCT, the intersection was cleared.
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Bypass & Burkesville Street: Final cleanup at 6:41amCT

2018-02-01 - From Columbia Bypass, toward North, at KY 61/Burkesville Street, Road - Photo photo.
In the last step following collision this morning, wreckers were removing crashed vehicles from the site by Cody's and Southern wreckers. Traffic at 6:33amCT this morning, Thu 1 Feb 2018, was moving normally. - EW/

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Crash scene, 2 vehicle injury accident, cleared by 6:49amCT

2018-02-01 - Burkesville Street & Columbia Bypass, looking south - Photo photo.
When this photo was taken at 6:49amCT, a major traffic drama lasting approximately two hours at the scene, had been completely cleared, with scant evidence of the tense moments just minutes before. This photo was taken from Burkesville Street, looking south toward Burkesville Road. The commercial building in the left foreground is the Image Analysis Building, on Dr. Ben & Margaret Arnold's property.

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