MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY -- The Paducah Police Department is asking drivers to avoid a section of westbound Interstate 24 due to two crashes.

A semi is jack-knifed near exit 7. There is another crash at mile marker 3 that has traffic down to one lane.

Traffic is moving slowly, but drivers are being asked to avoid westbound I-24 from exit 3 (Cairo Road) through exit 7 (Lone Oak Road).

This story will be updated.

I-24 crash map