Ky Highway 121 North closed due to semi rollover crash

Ky Highway 121 North closed due to semi rollover crash
Kentucky Highway 121 northbound is closed due to a semi rollover crash. (Source: AP /AP)

GRAVES COUNTY, Ky. (KFVS) - Kentucky Highway 121 northbound is closed due to a semi rollover crash.

The crash happened north of Mayfield between the KY 1276/ New Hope Church Road intersection and KY 440 intersection.

According to the Graves County Sheriff’s Office, the semi was driving southbound on Rt. 121 North, near Dowdy Road when the trailer tires went off of the right side of the roadway.

The driver of the semi, Jamaica Smith, over-corrected. This caused the trailer to go further into the ditch, striking a concrete culvert.

The trailer overturned onto the passenger side and slide down the ditch.

The tractor crossed into the oncoming lane and overturned.

The trailer struck a mailbox and a tree, then drug the tractor back across the roadway.

The semi came to rest on the passenger side on the southbound shoulder of the roadway.

He was transported to a local hospital for minor injuries.

Smith would like to thank Cole Burgess for assisting him out of the vehicle.

The highway will open in one to four hours.

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