CALDWELL COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - A truck hauling explosive material crashed on KY 91 between Princeton and Fredonia on Tuesday, December 19. The site was cleared around 9:25 p.m.
According to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, the crash blocked both lanes around the 15-mile marker.
It was hauling explosive material and required special handling to offload.
According to Keith Todd with KYTC, recovery work continued around 5 p.m. and the explosives were secured. However, he said homes for around 1/4 mile were evacuated.
Drivers were asked to avoid the area.
A detour for this section of KY 91 was via KY 139 and KY 70.