Semi overturns, spilling scrap metal onto I64
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A portion of I-64 was closed down on Monday following an accident involving a semi-truck.
It happened around 1:30 p.m. on I-64 at the 87 mile marker in Fayette County.
According to the Lexington Fire Department, the driver of the truck took the turn took quickly getting onto I-64 from Haley Road and overturned.
The truck was hauling scrap metal that spilled across the road.
Firefighters say the debris needs to be cleared from the road before the semi-truck can be turned upright and removed.
Firefighters say no one was hurt.
Officials expected it to take up to four hours to clear the road.
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