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  • Overturned Semi Along I-75 In Scott County Play Video

    April 11, 2014 6:13 AM

    A semi overturned along I-75 in Scott County Friday morning. The driver lost control along northbound I-75 near mile marker 122 around 5 a.m., and the semi rolled over on its side. The driver was not hurt. Officials say the truck was hauling 44,000 pounds of paper.... more »
  • Program To Reduce I-75 Fatalities A Success

    April 7, 2014 10:32 AM

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A three-day program designed to prevent fatalities on Interstate 75 is being hailed a success in Kentucky. Kentucky State Police say the detail called "Staying Alive on 75" took place the last weekend in March, and no fatalities occurred on I-75 in Kentucky during that... more »
  • State Police To Join I-75 Crackdown

    March 27, 2014 5:18 AM

    FRANKFORT (AP) - Kentucky State Police are teaming up with law enforcement from five other states along the Interstate 75 corridor to try to reduce traffic fatalities. The "I-75 Challenge" campaign is being conducted in support of a nationwide initiative by the International Association of Chiefs of Police to reduce... more »
  • Morehead State Student Killed In I-75 Crash

    March 17, 2014 9:51 PM

    A northern Kentucky family is in mourning after a crash on an icy road took the life of a Morehead State University student. 23-year-old Joey Lorenz was killed on I-75 in Grant County when his car slid on the ice and hit a semi during Sunday night's winter weather,... more »
  • One Hurt In 9-Vehicle Crash Along I-75 In Lexington Play Video

    March 17, 2014 8:49 AM

    One person suffered injuries in a 9-vehicle, chain reaction accident along I-75 Monday morning. Police say it remains unclear whether ice was a factor in the initial crash, or if it was just slow moving traffic. It started when one vehicle collided into another near mile marker 111. Several... more »
  • Southbound Lanes Of I-75 In Lexington Blocked Due To Crash

    March 17, 2014 8:13 AM

    Emergency crews are working an accident along southbound I-75 in Lexington. One lane is getting by just south of the Paris Pike exit.
  • One Person Killed In Rockcastle County Crash On I-75 Play Video

    March 14, 2014 8:22 AM

    A man was killed ands two others were hurt in a crash on southbound I-75 in Rockcastle County Friday morning. It happened between mile markers 56 and 58 around 7:30 a.m. Officials say a family from McDougal, Ontario, was traveling south on I- 75 heading toward Georgia for... more »
  • Truck Accident Causing Backups Along I-75 Northbound In Lexington Play Video

    February 26, 2014 6:57 AM

    You will find continuing traffic delays along northbound I-75 in Fayette County. A semi accident near the Man O' War exit spilled about 20 to 30 gallons of fuel. Police say the semi slid into a guardrail and continued several hundred feet before coming to a stop. The... more »
  • Additional Charges Filed In Madison County Double Fatal Collision

    February 11, 2014 10:58 AM

    Additional charges have been filed against a driver charged in connection to an accident in Madison County over the weekend that claimed the lives of two people. 56-year-old Bryan M. Mangan of South Bend, Ind., is now being charged with nine counts of wanton endangerment first degree and one... more »
  • 2 Killed, One Arrested In Madison County 5-Vehicle Crash Play Video

    February 10, 2014 4:45 PM

    Two people have died, a third person was hurt and another person is charged with aggravated drunken driving after a five-vehicle wreck on Interstate 75 in Madison County Sunday. Kentucky State Police said 22-year-old Meredith L. Buscher of Richmond and 30-year-old Jeffrey Campbell of Louisville died after being hit... more »
  • Slick Road Conditions Affecting Drivers In Lexington Play Video

    February 3, 2014 8:21 AM

    Police lights and tow trucks were a common part of Monday morning's commute in Lexington as vehicles big and small slid, crashed or just took a breather in the emergency lanes after the city woke up to 2-4 inches of snow. Lexington Police reported 30 non-injury accidents and two... more »
  • UPS Trailer Catches Fire Along I-75 In Lexington Play Video

    January 29, 2014 4:49 AM

    A UPS trailer caught fire along I-75 Tuesday night, causing some traffic backups. Officials say the semi hauling two trailers was passing through Lexington around 10:30 p.m. when the driver noticed smoke. By the time he stopped and called 911, he saw flames. The driver managed to detach and... more »
  • Icing Conditions On I-75

    January 23, 2014 7:20 AM

    Police have shut down two lanes of northbound I-75 in Lexington due to icing conditions. Officials say there were several minor accidents in the area around 7 a.m. Several cars spun out. There were no injuries. Police are waiting for a salt truck to treat the road.
  • Police Say Drunk Driver Caused I-75 Crash Play Video

    December 19, 2013 6:28 AM

    Police say a drunk driver caused a crash on I-75 early Thursday morning. Officers say a man lost control of his car and side-swiped another vehicle. Nobody was hurt, but the driver of the first car failed a filed sobriety test. Police arrested the man and charged him with... more »
  • Woman Hurt In Accident Along I-75 In Lexington

    November 12, 2013 8:10 AM

    A woman was taken to the hospital after a crash along northbound I-75 Tuesday morning. Police say the driver apparently lost control due to slick roads along the on-ramp from Man O' War Boulevard. They say she may have turned into another lane and a semi hit her SUV... more »
  • Welcome Center On I-75 Near Tennessee Line Closing

    November 11, 2013 6:14 AM

    FRANKFORT (AP) - People traveling north on Interstate 75 during the next several days will have to find someplace to stop other than the Whitley County welcome center in southern Kentucky near the Tennessee line. The welcome center is closing Tuesday until early next week to repair floor drains in... more »
  • Semi Overturned Along I-75 At Northern Split Play Video

    November 6, 2013 6:07 AM

    Emergency crews are on the scene of an overturned semi along northbound I-75 in Lexington at the northern split. Officials say the driver lost control on the ramp and the truck rolled over on its side. EMS took the driver to the hospital for treatment. Officials did not release... more »
  • Two Hurt In I-75 Off-Ramp Crash

    October 28, 2013 4:50 AM

    Two people suffered serious injuries in a single-vehicle crash along an I-75 off-ramp Sunday evening. Police say the driver took the ramp from I-75 northbound to Newtown Pike too fast. She lost control and the truck slammed into an embankment, causing the pickup truck to roll. The impact threw... more »
  • I-65 Work Underway In Hardin County

    August 19, 2013 8:02 AM

    ELIZABETHTOWN (AP) - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says travelers on Interstate 65 will encounter lane closures for the next couple of weeks in Hardin County, causing possible lengthy delays. Motorists are advised to watch for stopped and slow-moving traffic ahead and minimize the potential for distracted driving. The cabinet advises... more »
  • Five-Vehicle Crash Along I-75 Snarls Traffic Play Video

    August 19, 2013 5:04 AM

    Two crashes involving five vehicles along I-75 in Lexington snarled traffic and led to the death of a dog Sunday night. The crashes happened around 10:15 p.m. along southbound lanes near mile marker 120. One car overturned. Police say eight people suffered minor injuries, mostly cuts and bruises. Officials... more »
  • SUV Flips On I-75 On-Ramp

    August 9, 2013 8:12 AM

    EMS took one person to the hospital after an SUV rolled over on an I-75 on-ramp Friday morning. Police say the driver lost control on a slick spot along the northbound ramp from Man O' War Boulevard to I-75 around 7 a.m. One person in the vehicle suffered... more »
  • Victim Identified In I-75 Crash

    June 12, 2013 2:33 PM

    Police have released the name of the man killed in a crash along I-75 Wednesday morning. Police say Michael McCall, 22, of Cynthiana died in the crash when he slammed his pickup truck into the back of a semi that was pulled over to the shoulder of the highway... more »
  • I-75 Back Open Play Video

    June 12, 2013 6:48 AM

    Crews have cleared the scene and reopened northbound I-75 after a fatal crash early Wednesday morning. Police say a semi pulled over to the shoulder just passed the northbound I-75 onramp from Athens-Boonesboro Road around 2 a.m. For an unknown reason, a pickup truck veered from the travel lane... more »
  • Man Injured In I-75 Wreck

    April 25, 2013 8:49 AM

    A man suffered injuries in a single vehicle crash along northbound I-75 in Lexington Thursday morning. Police say a witness told them a car entering the interstate around 7:30 a.m. cut off another vehicle and then passed at more than 70 mph. The driver of the car lost control... more »
  • Woman Hurt In I-75 Crash

    April 17, 2013 8:12 AM

    A woman suffered injuries when her car flipped along I-75 in Fayette County Wednesday morning. Firefighters say a woman driving northbound along the interstate around 7:15 a.m., lost control around mile marker 117 and hit the concrete barrier wall. The car flipped after impact. The victim managed to get... more »
  • Woman Injured In Accident Along Lexington Interstate Play Video

    April 12, 2013 5:31 AM

    A woman suffered injuries after her car went under a semi and down an embankment along I-75 in Fayette County Thursday night. Police say a woman was driving in the far right lane next to a semi when her car drifted over into the trailer's wheels near the Athens-Boonesboro... more »
  • Truck Crashes Through Guardrail Along I-75

    March 1, 2013 6:54 AM

    A truck hauling a nasty cargo crashed through a guardrail along northbound I-75 Friday morning. Police say the driver of a semi hauling thousands of gallons of used chicken oil lost control near mile marker 101, crashed through the guardrail and into a ditch just before 5 a.m. EMS... more »
  • Truck Sinks In Mud Along Interstate

    January 14, 2013 6:21 AM

    A semi went off the road and got stuck in soggy ground along I-75 in Fayette County early Monday morning, causing some minor traffic backups. Police say the southbound driver swerved off the road to avoid an animal just past the Athens-Boonesboro exit. The truck, pulling a 50,000 pound... more »
  • Man Arrested After I-75 Crash

    November 28, 2012 5:16 AM

    Police say they arrested the driver of a pickup after an accident that tied up traffic along I-75 in Madison County Tuesday evening. Police say the operator of a pickup truck hauling a fifth-wheel trailer was heading northbound along I-75, driving erratically, before the trailer jackknifed near mile marker... more »
  • Traffic Mess Along Southbound I-75 Likely Thursday Morning

    November 15, 2012 5:03 AM

    An accident shut down southbound I-75 near the Athens-Boonesboro exit Wednesday night, and traffic likely won't flow normally through the area until sometime during the day Thursday. Police say a Cadillac rear-ended a pickup truck in the middle lane near the 101 mile marker around 9 p.m. The driver... more »
  • Woman Hurt When Vehicle Flips Along I-75

    November 2, 2012 9:15 AM

    A woman suffered minor injuries when her SUV flipped along northbound I-75 in Fayette County Friday morning. Police say the driver of a white pickup truck meant to get on I-64 at the split, but missed the exit and decided to try to do a U-turn and backtrack. As... more »
  • Six Vehicles Involved In I-75 Accident

    October 31, 2012 9:13 AM

    A six-vehicle chain reaction crash along I-75 in Fayette County created a traffic backup during rush hour Wednesday morning. The accident happened around 8:30 a.m. The driver of a white Mustang says he hydroplaned as he was trying to merge onto southbound I-75 at the 113 mile marker. He... more »
  • I-75 Reopened After Madison County Crash

    September 27, 2012 5:25 AM

    A nasty crash in Madison County shut down northbound lanes of I-75 for several hours Wednesday night. The accident happened around 8:30 p.m. near mile marker 83, between Richmond and Berea. A car and semi collided, and the car ended up lodged underneath the truck's trailer. A woman in... more »
  • Traffic Issues On I-75 In Scott County Due To Accident

    September 26, 2012 7:28 AM

    Traffic is being directed into the left lane along southbound I-75 in Scott County. The accident happened around 6:30 a.m. at mile marker 141. Police say four vehicles were involved. A car hydroplaned and hit the guardrail. A semi clipped the car, and a second semi and a pickup... more »
  • Last I-75 Lane At Rockslide Reopens

    August 17, 2012 9:05 AM

    JELLICO, Tenn. (AP) - A major traffic route into Tennessee from the north is about to be restored. Interstate 75 traffic near the Kentucky border has been hampered since March when a massive rockslide rumbled down a Campbell County mountain, taking the southbound lanes with it. All traffic... more »
  • Car Crashes Into Treeline Off I-75 In Lexington

    August 14, 2012 8:15 AM

    Police say the driver of a car was drunk and speeding when he crashed into a tree line off I-75 in Fayette County late Monday night. Police say the northbound car clipped a semi just before the southern split with I-64, went off the highway and hurtled nearly 50... more »
  • Northbound I-75 Shut Down In Laurel County Due To Crash

    July 13, 2012 5:15 AM

    A multi-vehicle accident along I-75 in Laurel County has northbound lanes shut down. Officials say six cars and a semi were involved in the accident around midnight Friday near mile marker 42, close to the US-80 exit. There were no reported injuries, but there was a fuel spill. ... more »
  • Produce Truck Overturns Along I-75 In Rockcastle County

    June 28, 2012 9:33 AM

    You may run into some traffic tie ups along southbound I-75 in Rockcastle County. Rockcastle County Sheriff's deputies say a produce truck overturned near mile marker 61 at around 8:30 a.m. EMS responded to the scene, but the driver refused treatment. Officials say they hope to have the... more »
  • Two Lanes Of Southbound I-75 Closed At Clays Ferry

    June 26, 2012 6:25 AM

    You may run into some traffic backups along southbound I-75 at the Fayette-Madison County line Tuesday morning. Workers plan to close two lanes along the Clays Ferry Bridge beginning at 6 a.m. for deck repairs. One lane will remain open. Work is scheduled to end around 11:30 a.m.... more »
  • One Hurt, One Arrested After Motorcycle Accident

    June 20, 2012 5:08 AM

    One motorcyclist suffered injuries and a second went to jail after a crash along I-75 in Lexington early Wednesday morning. Police say the two men said they were riding northbound along the interstate when another vehicle cut them off. One motorcyclist dumped his bike. EMS took him to UK... more »
  • Tennessee Officials Hope To Open 1 Southbound Lane Of I-75 At Jellico

    May 21, 2012 8:32 AM

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Department of Transportation expects to open at least one southbound lane of Interstate 75 at the site of a massive rockslide in Campbell County. According to The Knoxville News Sentinel, TDOT intends to open one of the two southbound lanes Monday at the 143... more »
  • Backup After Accident Leads To Fiery Fatal Crash

    May 17, 2012 6:41 AM

    A crash on I-75 in Whitley County backed up traffic for miles, leading to a second fatal accident a couple of hours later. Police say two semis crashed along southbound I-75 in Whitley County near mile marker one around 1:30 p.m. An Ohio man driving one of the trucks... more »
  • I-75 Work On Jellico Mountain Continues

    May 8, 2012 8:19 AM

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Southbound lanes of heavily traveled Interstate 75 in Campbell County, Tenn., closed overnight Monday so crews could continue work on a section of embankment that collapsed March 8. According to the Tennessee Department of Transportation, one lane of northbound traffic will be open for approximately three... more »
  • Two Accidents On Area Interstates

    May 8, 2012 4:49 AM

    Police and firefighters worked two rollover accidents along central Kentucky interstates overnight. Two people suffered injuries when a car flipped along I-64 in Franklin County early Tuesday morning. A passing driver spotted the car upside down along the side of the interstate between the Kentucky River and the Frankfort... more »
  • Southbound I-75 Shut Down In Whitley County

    May 4, 2012 6:40 AM

    Southbound I-75 is shut down south of Corbin due to an overturned semi. Officials say the truck flipped between mile marker 24 and exit 25 in Whitley County and spilled a load. There were no reported injuries. Police are detouring southbound traffic around the scene at exit... more »
  • I-75 Southbound Still Shut Down In Rockcastle County

    April 20, 2012 7:32 AM

    Officials now say southbound lanes of I-75 in Rockcastle County could remain shut down for several more hours as crews work to clean up an accident scene. Traffic is backed up for miles prior to mile marker 62. Police say a semi and car where involved in the... more »
  • Southbound I-75 Shut Down In Rockcastle County

    April 20, 2012 5:57 AM

    Police have shut down southbound I-75 in Rockcastle County due to an accident involving several vehicles, including a semi. Officials say there were injuries, but did not release any information on how many people were hurt, or the extent of their injuries. Crews continue working to clean up... more »
  • I-75 Traffic Snarl In East Tennessee Eased

    March 15, 2012 2:10 PM

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - State officials have reopened southbound traffic on Interstate 75 in northeastern Tennessee for the first time since the collapse of a section of embankment last Friday. The Tennessee Department of Transportation completed work on a crossover lane late Wednesday, allowing one lane of southbound traffic to... more »
  • I-75 Ramp Work In Madison Co.

    March 13, 2012 11:19 AM

    Officials plan to shut down lanes along a portion of an exit ramp along southbound I-75 in Madison County for lighting repairs Wednesday. Crews will work on exit 87 at KY-876. One left turn lane will be closed. There will also be lane shifts in place along KY-876 eastbound... more »
  • Crews Working On Temporary I-75 Fix Near Ky. Border

    March 13, 2012 8:20 AM

    The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) is constructing a "crossover lane" on I-75 to help southbound traffic get around the area of an embankment failure that occurred Friday near the Kentucky border. The slide forced closure of both southbound lanes of I-75 near Jellico, Tenn. When the crossover... more »
  • Cause Sought For Deadly Fla. Highway Pileup

    January 30, 2012 6:43 AM

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Steven R. Camps and some friends were driving home hours before dawn Sunday when they were suddenly drawn into a massive pileup on Florida's Interstate 75. "You could hear cars hitting each other. People were crying. People were screaming. It was crazy," the Gainesville man said... more »
  • Madison Co. Crash Backs Up Traffic Along I-75

    January 26, 2012 8:19 AM

    An accident along I-75 in Madison County has traffic backed up in northbound lanes. Police say a car driving in the middle lane lost control, and spun into another car and a semi near mile marker 94 around 7:30 a.m. Thursday. EMS took one person in the second car... more »
  • Four Madison Co. Crashes Along Slick Interstate

    January 13, 2012 6:35 AM

    Snow created some havoc along a stretch of I-75 in southern Madison County Thursday evening. There were four accidents within miles of each other, one involving an ambulance. Two semis jackknifed just a few miles apart, an ambulance flipped and a police cruiser crashed responding to the scene. ... more »
  • One Lane Of SB I-75 In Rockcastle Co. Back Open

    December 23, 2011 9:19 AM

    Police have reopened one lane of southbound I-75 in Rockcastle County. Both southbound lanes were shut down for more than four hours after a man was struck and killed by a semi.
  • Semi Hits, Kills Man In Rockcastle County

    December 23, 2011 7:34 AM

    A semi struck and killed a man in Rockcastle County early Friday morning. Police say a man driving southbound along I-75, lost control of his vehicle and ran into the cable barrier in the median near mile marker 57 around 5 a.m. Officials say the victim's wife was following... more »
  • Traffic Moving Again Along Southbound I-75

    December 13, 2011 8:41 AM

    Southbound lanes of I-75 at the Winchester Road overpass are back open. Crews had lanes blocked for about two hours after a semi spilled fuel.
  • Southbound I-75 Still Shut Down At Northern Split

    December 1, 2011 8:06 AM

    Southbound I-75 remains shut down at the northern split in Fayette County. Police shut down the interstate after a fatal accident just after midnight Thursday. Traffic will detour at the Iron Works Pike exit and reenter the interstate via Newtown Pike (KY-922). Officials say they expect the interstate... more »
  • Fatal Accident Along I-75, SB Lanes Blocked

    December 1, 2011 5:19 AM

    A woman died in an accident along southbound I-75 at the northern split in Fayette County early Thursday morning. Southbound lanes remain shut down and a detour is in place as, police reconstruct a crash involving a car and two semis. Police say a car driven by the... more »
  • Car Hauler Catches Fire In Scott Co.

    November 30, 2011 8:48 AM

    A car carrier caught fire at a Scott County rest area Wednesday morning. The driver of the car hauler says he was heading southbound along I-75 when a tire blew on the trailer. When he pulled into the rest area, he inspected the blown tire and noticed it was... more »
  • Southbound I-75 Traffic Being Detoured Due To Crash

    November 28, 2011 9:35 AM

    The southbound I-75 exit ramp at the I-64/I-75 northern split in Fayette County remains shut down due to an accident involving a semi and police are detouring southbound I-75 traffic at Iron Works Pike. Police say a car cut off a semi and it crashed into a third car... more »
  • Southbound I-75 Shut Down At I-64 Split

    November 28, 2011 8:27 AM

    Police have shut down the southbound I-75 exit ramp at the I-64/I-75 northern split in Fayette County due to an accident involving a semi. Traffic is backed up for several miles along southbound I-75. Police say a semi and three other vehicles were involved in the crash. EMS took... more »
  • Car Flips Along I-75 Exit Ramp In Lexington

    November 15, 2011 8:16 AM

    A car flipped on the northbound I-75 exit ramp to Newtown Pike Tuesday morning. The crash has caused some traffic backups along northbound I-75, and the ramp is partially blocked. Police say the driver of a white Hyundai lost control on the ramp and flipped the vehicle just... more »
  • Road Rage Shooting At Whitley Co. Rest Stop

    November 11, 2011 9:31 AM

    Police say a road rage incident ended in a shooting at a south Kentucky rest stop Thursday afternoon. Police say two truckers got into an argument over the CB. They pulled into the rest stop along I-75, just north of the Tennessee border and started fighting with sticks. According... more »
  • Overnight Lane Closures Along I-75 In Scott Co.

    November 2, 2011 8:29 AM

    You may run into some overnight traffic delays along I-75 in Scott County over the next week. Transportation Department officials say crews will shut down lanes in both directions during resurfacing work. Lane closures will run between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m. from Nov. 2 through Nov. 9. ... more »
  • Woman Struck, Killed By Vehicle Along I-75

    October 26, 2011 9:09 AM

    A woman was struck and killed by a vehicle along I-75 in Rockcastle County early Wednesday morning. Kentucky State Police say they received a report of a domestic dispute between a man and a woman in a car along I-75 around 4 a.m. A short time later, Mt. Vernon... more »
  • Northbound I-75 Remains Shut Down In Whitley Co.

    October 3, 2011 10:11 AM

    As of 10 a.m. Monday, northbound I-75 remained shut down in Whitley County due to a fatal accident. Police say a red pickup truck driven by a man from Virginia was heading the wrong way along northbound lanes and slammed head-on into an oncoming semi just before 5 a.m.... more »
  • Fatal Crash In Whitley Co.; NB I-75 Shut Down

    October 3, 2011 6:57 AM

    Police have shut down all lanes of northbound I-75 in Whitley County due to a fatal crash. Dispatchers say the accident involving a semi and a pickup truck happened just before 5 a.m. Monday between mile markers 20 and 22. Officials have confirmed at least one person died in... more »
  • NB I-75 Back Open In Madison County

    September 9, 2011 6:06 AM

    All lanes of northbound I-75 in Madison County are back open. Police shut down the interstate for more than four hours after a fatal head-on accident early Friday morning. The crash happened around 1:30 a.m. at exit 87. Police say an SUV drove the wrong way down the... more »
  • NB I-75 Shut Down In Madison Co. After Fatal Crash

    September 9, 2011 5:17 AM

    All lanes of northbound I-75 remain shut down in Madison County after a double-fatality accident. The crash happened around 1:30 a.m. Friday at exit 87. Police say an SUV drove the wrong way down the northbound exit ramp from I-75 and slammed head on into a semi. Two people... more »
  • Road Work On I-75 In Grant Co. Planned For Sunday

    July 12, 2011 8:48 AM

    If you have to head north up I-75 on Sunday morning, you might want to plan a little extra time. Highway department officials plan to utilize rolling roadblocks along the interstate in Grant County Sunday, just south of KY-2937. Crews will install overhead utility lines around mile marker... more »
  • Fire Destroys Semi On I-75 In Whitley County

    July 6, 2011 11:21 AM

    A semi was destroyed by a fire on I-75 in Whitley County Wednesday morning. Whitley County Emergency Management says the fire broke out in the semi around the 20 mile marker of southbound I-75. They say the driver of the semi was not hurt, but the trailer and its... more »
  • Coroner Releases Name Of Madison County I-75 Crash Victim

    July 1, 2011 10:24 AM

    The coroner in Madison County has released the identity of a man killed in a crash on I-75 early Friday morning. The accident happened at around 7 a.m. Police say Brian McDonald, 50, of Berea may have been trying to avoid something in the roadway when he crashed into... more »
  • Man Injured When SUV Flips

    June 10, 2011 6:40 AM

    A single vehicle accident along northbound I-75 in Fayette County sent one person to the hospital and snarled traffic early Friday morning. Police say the driver of an SUV told them his brakes locked up, causing him to lose control near mile marker 116 around 5:15 a.m. The SUV... more »
  • Fuel Spill Shuts Down Southbound I-75

    June 9, 2011 5:42 AM

    Police shut down a section of southbound I-75 early Thursday morning to clean up a fuel leak. Officials say a truck's fuel line began leaking somewhere in Grant County. The driver pulled over in Scott County, near exit 125. Scott County fire fighters responded and plugged the leak. Police... more »
  • Accident Shuts Down Lanes On NB I-75 In Lexington

    June 2, 2011 6:38 AM

    Police have shut down the two left hand lanes of northbound I-75 near the 116 mile marker due to an injury accident. The crash happened a little after 6:15 a.m. Police say one person suffered minor injuries when the driver of a Toyota lost control and hit a concrete... more »
  • Part Of I-75 Closed After Laurel County Wreck

    May 19, 2011 10:04 AM

    Part of northbound I-75 was shut down Thursday morning after a wreck that left a pickup truck turned over on its roof. The accident happened at about 9 a.m. near mile marker 40 in London. So far, there are few details being released and there is no word of... more »
  • Accidents Shut Down NB I-75 In Fayette County

    March 11, 2011 5:10 AM

    Northbound I-75 is shut down at mile marker 111in Fayette County due to multiple accidents caused by black ice. Four people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. A pickup truck towing a camper lost control and spun several times, hitting a UPS tractor trailer. Just three... more »
  • Condition Of Driver In I-75 Semi Crash Upgraded

    March 4, 2011 11:20 AM

    The driver of a semi that overturned Thursday morning on I-75 in Rockcastle County, closing the road in both directions for several hours, has been upgraded from critical to serious condition at UK Hospital. The accident happened at about 8:30 a.m. State transportation officials say the truck, which was... more »
  • Update: One Southbound Lane Open After Truck Overturns On I-75 In Rockcastle County

    March 3, 2011 10:25 AM

    One southbound lane has re-opened after a semi overturned around on I-75 on Thursday morning in Rockcastle County. The accident happened at about 8:30 a.m. State transportation officials say the truck, which was carrying car parts from Toyota, was blocking lanes in both directions along I-75 between mile marker... more »
  • Accident Involving Semi Along I-75 Near Williamsburg

    February 17, 2011 6:25 AM

    An accident involving a semi is causing traffic problems along southbound I-75 near Williamsburg. Dispatch says the accident happened near the 13 mile marker and only one lane remains open. LEX 18 has a crew en route to the scene. Stay tuned for more information as it becomes... more »
  • Accident Shuts Down One Lane Of I-75 In Madison County

    February 15, 2011 8:08 AM

    An accident along I-75 in Madison County may cause some traffic slowdowns. The Transportation Cabinet reported an accident in northbound lanes near mile marker 90 around 7:30. Officials say the left lane will remain blocked for about an hour.
  • Expect I-75 Lane Closures For Road Work Friday

    February 4, 2011 6:55 AM

    You will face some delays Friday if you travel along I-75 in southern Fayette County. Crews plan to close the middle and right lanes between miler markers 98 and 104 to repair potholes. Work will begin in southbound lanes around 9 a.m. and then move to northbound lanes later... more »
  • I-75 Reopened

    February 1, 2011 7:00 AM

    All lanes of northbound I-75 reopened at around 7 a.m. Tuesday. One northbound lane was closed for more than 8 hours around mile marker 14 after a semi's brakes overheated, catching the trailer on fire
  • Semi Fire Shuts Down I-75 In Whitley County

    February 1, 2011 5:47 AM

    One lane of northbound I-75 remained closed nearly seven hour after a semi caught fire in Whitley County Monday night. Kentucky State Police said they got the call around 10:30 p.m. Troopers say a tractor-trailer carrying 30,000 pounds of tomatoes caught fire when the brakes overheated around mile marker... more »
  • Six Vehicle I-75 Crash Injures Four

    January 3, 2011 6:52 AM

    Kentucky State Police have released more information on a six vehicle crash that backed up southbound I-75 for hours in Whitley County over the weekend. Police say Marvin Jasper, of Ohio, crashed his RV into several vehicles slowed or stopped for a separate non-injury accident around the 21 mile... more »
  • Police Release Name of Driver Involved in I-75 Crash

    December 28, 2010 10:16 AM

    Three people were hospitalized, and a woman is in critical condition after a crash along southbound I-75 in Fayette County. Police say George A. Brown IV, 21, of Dallas, Georgia, lost control of the car and the vehicle flipped over a guardrail around mile marker 99. The car came... more »
  • I-75 Ramp Remains Closed At Northern Split

    December 8, 2010 10:02 AM

    Officials say the southbound ramp from I-75 to westbound I-64 will remain close most of the morning as crews work to clean up the wreckage of a truck that flipped over on its side. If you are traveling from Georgetown toward Frankfort, you will want to find an alternate... more »
  • No Injuries Reported In I-75 Crashes Involving Two Semis

    November 30, 2010 11:09 AM

    No injuries were reported after an accident involving two semis and a car on I-75 in Madison County Tuesday morning. The accident happened just after 9 a.m. near mile marker 97 near Clays Ferry Bridge. Officials at the scene say the driver of a semi somehow lost control, hit... more »
  • Two Hurt In Scott County Crash

    November 25, 2010 10:46 AM

    Two people were hospitalized after an accident along southbound I-75 in Scott County Thursday morning. The accident happened about 10 a.m. near mile marker 139. Police say two cars were involved in the crash. One flipped over and a person was ejected. EMS took two people to the hospital.... more »
  • Ramp Closed At Southern Split Of I-64 and I-75

    November 22, 2010 6:03 AM

    You could run into a traffic snarl along the southern split of I-64 and I-75 in Lexington on Monday. The ramp from I-75 northbound to I-64 eastbound is close. It is scheduled to reopen around 3 p.m. You should take exit 113, the Paris Pike exit, as an... more »
  • Car Collides With Fire Truck On I-75 In Lexington

    October 8, 2010 11:59 AM

    Traffic on southbound I-75 in Lexington was backed up Friday morning after a car collided with the side of a fire truck. The accident happened at about 11 a.m. near the Athens-Boonesboro exit at mile marker 106. Lexington firefighters were responding to a possible car fire when a woman... more »
  • One Killed In Whitley County Crash

    August 24, 2010 5:20 AM

    An accident on I-75 in Whitley County claimed a life Monday night. Police say a southbound Honda CRV lost control near Corbin, crossed the median into the northbound lanes and flipped around 8 p.m. The Whitley County coroner says the woman driving the car, Lauren Wilsen, died in the crash.... more »