Four sent to hospital after accident on Midland Trail

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By Cameron Koch

Four people were hospitalized and traffic was backed up for hours Monday afternoon following a multivehicle collision at the intersection of Midland Trail and Old Finchville Road.

Three persons were transported to University of Louisville Medical Center and the fourth to Jewish Hospital Shelbyville.

The accident involving the driver of a red Ford Explorer and a family of three in a navy Scion occurred around 4 p.m.

Shelbyville Police Department Officer Patrick Donahoe, who responded to the scene, said the cause of the accident was unknown at this time. The driver of the Explorer complained of internal injuries, he said.

Names of those involved have not been released, and the police report from SPD was not available on Tuesday.