Friday, March 27, 2015

Crash blocking Interstate 24

UPDATE: As of 11:10 a.m., the site had been cleared.

There is a semi crash blocking the eastbound lanes of Interstate 24 at the 13-mile marker in McCracken County.

According to McCracken 911 Dispatch, the truck was hauling a large piece of equipment and has overturned. Some other vehicles hit the piece of equipment.  Removing the equipment from the roadway will require special recovery efforts.

The accident occurred around 5:30 a.m.

Eastbound I-24 traffic is being detoured off at Exit 11.

Traffic is backed up for miles. The road could remain blocked until late morning or mid-day.