4:30pm UPDATE: Police say that a 3-year-old was killed when a car on the shoulder of the highway was rear-ended and the toddler was ejected. The highway eventually reopened to through traffic in the early hours of the morning.
9:00pm UPDATE: Eastbound traffic on I-275 in Northern Kentucky remains shut down, though traffic is now being forced off at Madison Pike. The backup extends to Turkeyfoot.
No timeline for when things will reopen has been announced by police. The crash is reportedly fatal, involving a child.***ORIGINAL STORY:( Taylor Mill, Kentucky ) - Police were called to the scene of a nasty crash in Northern Kentucky on Wednesday evening that's having a big effect on traffic.
Just before 6:30pm, a multi-vehicle crash was reported on eastbound I-275 near Taylor Mill. Not long after, the highway was shut down, and a significant backup devloped. As of 7:30pm, eastbound traffic was backed up for miles to the Turkeyfoot exit. Police on-scene have been working a slow stream of eastbound traffic past the crash by using the median. The result has also had an effect on westbound traffic in the same area, though not as drastically.