HENDERSON, Ky (WEHT) – An accident involving multiple vehicles shut down a section of US 231 S at the Ohio County and Butler County line.

Sheriff Adam Wright said they received reports of the accident just before 8 a.m. on Wednesday. Seven vehicles were involved in the accident, and the roadway was closed for a few hours. Sheriff Wright says four people were transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Officials say the accident was caused because the roadway was covered in ice. The sheriff’s office is asking drivers to use caution while road conditions remain hazardous.