Semi-truck crash closes part of interstate

A semi-truck crashed into the back of another semi Friday night on Interstate 24 in McCracken County, Ky.

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McCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky - A semi-truck collision closed portions of Interstate 24 Friday night.

Sheriff Jon Hayden told Local 6 that a semi driving westbound near Exit 16 had a flat tire. He said the truck was going about 25 miles per hour. Hayden said another semi came up behind it and hit the trailer.

Both drivers were taken to a local hospital as a precaution.

Hayden expected westbound lanes of the interstate near exit 16 to remain closed until at least 10 p.m.

 

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