Hwy 80 near Graves/Calloway line blocked after log truck crash


Web Editor - Jay Marchmon

CALLOWAY COUNTY, Ky. -Hwy 80 near the Calloway / Graves county line was blocked in both directions Tuesday morning after a log truck crash.

The truck overturned traveling eastbound, but the logs spilled over on both sides of the road, blocking all four lanes. Traffic was diverted down Highway 1124 to Highway 121. It took crews a little over five hours to clear the roadway.

A non-injury wreck along the detour had traffic slowed as well, but the detour opened to traffic again after a short closure.

The driver of the semi was trapped in the cab of the log truck for abotu two and a half hours. After workers freed him, he was transported to the hospital for treatment of his injuries.