KSP Trooper Injured In Crash On I-75 In Laurel County

A Kentucky State Police trooper was injured in a crash on I-75 in Laurel County Tuesday. KSP dispatchers confirm the trooper's vehicle was the only vehicle involved in the crash in the northbound lanes near the 41-mile marker. London police say the trooper lost control of his cruiser and went down a 150-foot embankment. Dispatchers say Trooper Houston E. Lewis was removed from the cruiser by the London/Laurel County Rescue Squad and later flown to the University of Kentucky Medical Center where he is receiving treatment for his injuries. At last report was in critical condition. The northbound lanes of I-75 were shut down due to the crash. 

Trooper crash scene