- Associated Press - Sunday, March 27, 2016

FOSTER, Ky. (AP) - Nine people were injured in a pileup on a Kentucky highway after a tractor-trailer crashed with a car and caught fire.

Local media reports that three cars were involved in the wreck around 12:30 p.m. on the AA Highway in Bracken County. Police said three people were taken to hospitals by helicopters and another six were injured.

The highway was shut down in both directions for hours as police investigated the crash and crews attempted to clear the scene.

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