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I-71 South open in Fayette County following multiple crashes

A Fayette County Sheriff's Office dispatcher said two people were taken to a hospital.
Credit: Fayette County Sheriff's Office
A semi-tractor trailer crash on I-71 in Fayette County on June 27, 2021.

FAYETTE COUNTY, OHIO, Ohio — The southbound lanes of Interstate 71 South in Fayette County have reopened after multiple crashes Sunday afternoon.

The Fayette County Sheriff's Office said one crash involved multiple vehicles, including a semi-tractor trailer on I-71 south, south of U.S. Route 35.

The sheriff's office said another crash happened on I-71 south in front of Destination Outlets near Jeffersonville.

A dispatcher said two people were taken to a hospital following the crashes. Their conditions have not been released.

There were lane closures for several hours after the crash.


The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, members of Jefferson Township Fire & EMS, and Fayette County Emergency Management...

Posted by Fayette County OH Sheriffs Office on Sunday, June 27, 2021