Accident slows NB I-75 in N.Ky.

COVINGTON, Ky. – Traffic along northbound I-75 in Northern Kentucky is moving very slowly Wednesday evening after a crash in Covington.

A large coil of sheet metal fell off a truck and struck another vehicle before the Brent Spence Bridge around 4:45 p.m.

Police have closed the left two lanes of the interstate while they investigate.

Traffic is backed up past Erlanger. People should avoid the area and seek alternate routes, including eastbound I-275 to northbound I-471.

Artimis expects the lanes to remain closed through rush hour.

It’s unclear if anyone was injured.

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