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Clark Memorial Bridge Open to Traffic After Fatal Accident

The Clark Memorial Bridge has re-opened to traffic, following an accident that closed the bridge for about three hours.

Witnesses say a truck collided with a car on the bridge this afternoon before 1 pm. Officials were forced to close both lanes on the bridge to clean up the wreckage.

WHAS11 is reporting that one victim has died and two people are in critical condition at University Hospital.

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More Students Taken To Hospital Following Bus Accident

Six more Jefferson County Public Schools students have been taken to the hospital as the result of a bus accident Tuesday morning.

Bus accident (photo by Dalton Main)A bus bound for Whealtey Elementary was rear-ended by a dump truck on I-65 northbound. Seven of the sixteen passengers and the driver were taken to the hospital. Of the nine students who proceeded to school, six later complained of headaches and were also taken to the hospital.  All of their injuries appear to be minor.

Dalton Main contributed to this report