Six Vehicle-Collision On New Circle Road Leads To Traffic Backup

Lexington police said a six-vehicle collision Thursday afternoon on New Circle Road led to traffic delays.

It happened around 4:45 at Tates Creek.

The city said after the collision, traffic was backed up to Alumni Drive.

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Officers said the accident happened after a driver was temporarily blinded by the sun, and rear-ended another vehicle.

Police said the collision caused a chain reaction.

Traffic was already slow at the time of the accident.

Two people went to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to officers.