Cheryl Kidwell Killed, Four Injured in Multi-Vehicle Accident on Interstate 275 in Campbell County, KY
UPDATE (November 2, 2023): Additional details released by authorities identified the person killed in the crash as 32-year-old Cheryl Kidwell. The circumstances leading up to the crash are still under investigation.
Campbell County, KY — October 31, 2023, a driver was killed, and four were injured in a multi-vehicle crash on eastbound Interstate 275 at Licking River Bridge in Campbell County, KY.
Authorities indicate that on October 31, a fatal accident occurred when multiple vehicles collided in Campbell County. According to reports, the crash happened after 4:45 in the afternoon. Investigators say eastbound traffic was congested along Interstate 275 when vehicles attempted to change lanes over Licking River Bridge. Police report that a semi-truck collided with multiple vehicles and then overturned, forcing a pickup truck off of the bridge.
Officials confirmed the pickup driver, whose name has not been released, suffered fatal injuries in the crash. Sources say four other people were hurt and taken to a hospital but are expected to survive. The cause of the accident has not been released at this time.
The investigation is ongoing.