Semi crash cleared, both I-24 eastbound open to traffic in Lyon County

A semi crash has reduced eastbound Interstate 24 traffic to one lane in Lyon County.
Published: Sep. 19, 2022 at 2:30 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 19, 2022 at 8:22 AM CDT
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LYON COUNTY, Ky. (KFVS) - A semi crash reduced eastbound Interstate 24 traffic to one lane for about seven hours in Lyon County on Monday, September 19.

The crash happened at the 46-mile marker, which is immediately east of the KY 293 Eddyville-Princeton exit 46 interchange.

According to KYTC, a semi crashed into the median on I-24 at the 46-mile marker, which is...
According to KYTC, a semi crashed into the median on I-24 at the 46-mile marker, which is immediately east of the KY 293 Eddyville-Princeton exit 46 interchange.(Source: Google Maps)

All eastbound traffic was moved to the right-hand, or driving lane, at the crash site.

According to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC), a semi hauling flooring crashed into the median on I-24 early Monday morning.

It is not clear if there were any injuries.

KYTC said the load on the semi had to be off-loaded by hand before the truck can be removed from the area.

The site was cleared and traffic resumed to normal at 8 a.m.