Overturned semi spills fuel and damages road, causes highway shut down for hours

Posted at 6:33 AM, Jul 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-13 07:41:22-04

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (LEX 18) — Northbound lanes of I-65 were shut down near Elizabethtown for most of Friday following a semi-truck crash.

The truck overturned around 11:30 a.m. on Friday near mile marker 97. The truck spilled fuel and damaged the road.

All northbound lanes were closed for five hours and the highway was still down to only one lane during rush hour.

All lanes were reopened by 7 p.m. on Friday.