Semi, dump truck collide on I-24 near Calvert City, Kentucky
MARSHALL COUNTY, Ky. - A blown tire is to blame for two semi trucks colliding Tuesday afternoon on Interstate 24 in Marshall County, Kentucky.
Kentucky State Police say Brandon Clark, of Benton, was attempting to pass a truck driven by Roy McGregor, of Alice, Kentucky, in the eastbound lanes when the right front tire of Clark's truck went flat.
The trucks collided, sending them both off the roadway, down an embankment and through a tree line.
Clark was taken to a local hospital while McGregor was transferred to a hospital in Evansville, Indiana.
Earlier story (from Tuesday):
MARSHALL COUNTY, Ky. - A semi and dump truck have collided on I-24 in Marshall County, Kentucky.
The crash happened just after 3:30 Tuesday afternoon.
The scene is just east of the 25 mile maker, near Calvert City.
No word on potential injuries.
Local 6 crew is on the way. We'll share new details as they become available.