Interstate 24 Eastbound now open after car roll-over

Interstate 24 Eastbound now open after car roll-over
Crash on Interstate 24 (Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Office)

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (KFVS) - Interstate 24 Eastbound lane at the I mile marker was restricted due to a car rollover.

Julie Ann Boyd 44 years old, of Metropolis, Ill, was driving a 2002 black Chevrolet Suburban eastbound on Interstate 24.

As she approached the 1 mile marker, witnesses stated that a Semi-Truck traveling in front of her slammed on its brakes.

Boyd crashed into the guardrail multiple times before overturning over the guardrail.

She came to a rest against a tree down the ravine next to the river.

Boyd was transported to a local hospital for her injuries.

Eastbound I 24 from the bridge to the 2 mile marker was limited to one lane for approximately 2 hours and both lanes were shut down for approximately 20 minutes.

West bound traffic was not affected.

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