October 21, 2014 10:33 AM
Both south and northbound lanes of Interstate 75 in Madison County were closed from exit 90 to exit 97 due to a chemical spill for hours on Tuesday.
Officials say a truck carrying more than 3,200 gallons of ferric chloride solution leaked between KY 627 and Exit 97 (US... more »
October 21, 2014 9:06 AM
Watch for slowdowns at the I-64/I-75 northern split in Fayette County Tuesday.
Crews have shut down the exit ramp from I-75 soutbound to I-64 westbound (exit 118) for resurfacing work. The right lane of I-64 is also closed east of the ramp.
The ramp and lane will remain... more »
September 29, 2014 8:53 AM
There are several traffic issue to be aware of Monday.
Crews will do repair work on the Clays Ferry Bridge along I-75 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The work will shut down the left and center southbound lanes.
The exit ramp from southbound I-75 to I-64 west... more »
September 16, 2014 7:29 AM
A bus accident caused a traffic mess along southbound I-75 in Lexington.
The bus spun out on the ramp from southbound I-75 to Newtown Pike. Police say the driver told them he leaked fuel for about 15 miles and was trying to make it back to the shop on... more »
September 4, 2014 4:44 AM
An accident involving a semi created a mess along I-75 in Rockcastle County early Thursday morning.
Police say the driver told them he was heading southbound near mile marker 67, about five miles north of the Mt. Vernon exit, when he saw a large animal in the road. The... more »
August 28, 2014 11:44 AM
Two separate accidents caused major traffic issues on Interstate 75 in southern Kentucky Thursday morning.
The first accident happened around 5:00 a.m. near the 48 mile marker just past the Livingston exit.
The driver of a crane said the accident was his fault. The tire marks show where... more »
August 28, 2014 9:05 AM
A tractor-trailer driver rolled his rig along southbound I-75 in Rockcastle County Thursday morning.
Police say the truck dipped off the pavement and then rolled over around 8 a.m. EMS took the driver to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries. Police say he was complaining of shoulder pain.... more »
August 28, 2014 8:42 AM
Southbound I-75 remains shut down in Laurel County due to a crane blocking the road.
Officials say the driver of the crane lost control in a curve near mile marker 48, and the rig went sideways across the highway and became struck.
The driver was not hurt.
... more »
August 28, 2014 5:13 AM
Police have shut down southbound I-75 in Laurel County due to an accident involving a crane.
Dispatchers say the Link-Belt crane is blocking the interstate around mile marker 48. So far, there are no reports of injuries.
Officials say all southbound lanes could remain close for as long... more »
July 17, 2014 9:14 AM
The removal of a railroad bridge will require the shutdown of I-75 in Cincinnati Thursday and Friday night.
Officials say all lanes of northbound I-75 will be closed between the Mitchell Avenue and SR-562 interchanges beginning at 11 p.m. both nights, and reopening to traffic by 5 a.m. Friday... more »
July 15, 2014 8:00 AM
Officials have released more information about a crash and hazmat situation along I-75 in Rockcastle County.
According to Kentucky State Police, 46-year-old James Key of Tryon North Carolina, was driving a 2005 International tractor trailer loaded with hazardous material.
Police said Key was driving northbound when he lost... more »
July 15, 2014 7:18 AM
I-75 remains shut down in both directions in Rockcastle County due to a crash involving a semi and an apparent hazmat situation.
The accident happened a little before 5:30 a.m. Witnesses report a semi was up against the rocks. Hazmat crews responded to the scene, as well as emergency... more »
July 15, 2014 5:50 AM
Police have shut down I-75 in both directions in Rockcastle County due to an accident involving a semi.
Dispatchers say police are detouring northbound traffic off the interstate at exit 62. A southbound detour is set up at exit 76.
Officials have not released any information on the... more »
July 4, 2014 6:14 AM
Seven people suffered injuries in a crash at the intersection of I-75 and Man O' War Boulevard Thursday evening.
Police say a car coming off the interstate ran a stop sign, and a van T-boned it in the intersection. Three adults, two teens and two children were hurt. Police... more »
June 23, 2014 2:39 PM
LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced the northbound lane of I-75 rest area in Scott County is temporarily closed for repair work to be completed on a water main break.
The location of the rest area on Northbound I-75 is between mile point 127 and 128. The... more »
May 31, 2014 12:00 PM
A semi truck carrying insulation, flipped over on I-75 Southbound at mile marker 110, between the Winchester Rd and Man O' War Blvd exits, causing numerous delays and lane closures.
The accident has caused the right lane of I-75 and Sir Barton Way to be closed as crews are... more »
May 15, 2014 5:17 AM
Northbound lanes of I-75 remains closed in Lexington after a crash that took out almost 100 feet of guardrail early Thursday morning.
The driver of a semi says he heard something pop just north of the Clays Ferry Bridge around 2:30 a.m., and all of a sudden his truck... more »
May 8, 2014 8:49 AM
Watch for major delays along northbound I-75 in Fayette County Thursday.
Crews will close the center and left hand lanes at the Newtown Pike exit for bridge repairs.
The lanes will remain closed until about 3 p.m.
May 6, 2014 6:19 AM
Watch out for a couple of possible traffic issues along I-75 in Lexington Tuesday.
Crews will close the center and right lane of southbound I-75 from mile marker 106 to the Clays Ferry Bridge for paving.
Workers will also shut down the left and center southbound lanes at... more »
May 5, 2014 5:41 PM
A man was flown to the hospital Monday mornign after a two-vehicle crash along Interstate 75 in Laurel County. It happened arounf 10:15 a.m. approximately two miles north of London.
According to investigators and witnesses, a black colored Saturn car was southbound on I- 75 when it struck... more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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.
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 »
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.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »