Northbound lanes of I-69 open again following SEMI crash in Marshall County

This is along I-69 between the U.S. 68 Draffenville Exit 47 Interchange and the I-24/I-69 Exit...
This is along I-69 between the U.S. 68 Draffenville Exit 47 Interchange and the I-24/I-69 Exit 25 Interchange near Calvert City.(MGN)
Published: Sep. 24, 2022 at 12:38 PM CDT
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MARSHALL COUNTY, Ky. (KFVS) - Marshall County Emergency Management reports lanes are now clear after a crash blocked the northbound lanes of Interstate 69 near the 49 mile marker in Marshall County around the middle of the day Saturday.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet reported I-69 cleared at 4:52 p.m. Saturday.

Traffic was closed along I-69 between the U.S. 68 Draffenville Exit 47 Interchange and the I-24/I-69 Exit 25 Interchange near Calvert City.

According to KYTC, a SEMI and a passenger vehicle collided. It’s reported the SEMI caught fire. Emergency responders were on scene.

Drivers were advised to detour via Exit 47 to U.S. 68 East, then U.S. 641 North between Draffenville and Kentucky Dam Village State Park to return to I-69 via the U.S. 62 Calvert City Exit 27 Interchange.

There is no impact to southbound traffic on I-69 at this time.