3 crashes blocked traffic on U.S. 60 in McCracken Co.; 2 were deadly
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (KFVS) - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet reported three crashes, two deadly, on U.S. 60 on Monday, August 2.
The eastbound lanes of U.S. 60/Clarks River Road reopened after a deadly crash.
According to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, the crash involved a truck and a passenger vehicle at U.S. 60 mile point 18.5 at the west end of the Clarks River Bridge near Walker Boat Yard Road.
Another crash involving two vehicles happened at U.S. 60 West near the KY 305/Cairo Road intersection in western McCracken County.
That crash was at mile point 6.172 near the entrance to Barkley Regional Airport.
According to the McCracken County Sheriff’s Department, this crash started as a chase in connection to a drug investigation.
The suspect’s vehicle crashed into an SUV.
Deputies say the driver of the SUV did not survive.
A third crash blocked the eastbound lanes of U.S. 60/Clarks River Road near the 19 mile marker.
This was along Clarks River Road near the Bingo Hall and Pugh Road intersection.
It has since reopened, as well.
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