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Inspection Restricts Lanes on Cumberland Bridge
Monday, March 02, 2015 4:02 PM
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to restrict traffic to one lane on the Interstate 24 Cumberland River Bridge starting Monday. The lane restriction is to allow the use of a Snooper Truck to conduct a detailed inspection of the bridge at I-24 mile point 33.7 at the Livingston-Lyon County Line. The inspection will require a lane restriction for eastbound traffic on Monday and ...
St. Louis Man Badly Injured in Jefferson Co Wreck
Saturday, February 28, 2015 10:26 AM
A Saint Louis man and child were hurt Saturday evening in a three vehicle crash on Interstate 57 in Jefferson County. According to the Illinois State Police preliminary report, at 6:24 pm Saturday all three vehicles were traveling northbound on Interstate 57 near milepost 95 in Jefferson County. The driver of the first vehicle, a 39-year-old St. Louis man, lost control of his vehicle on ...
Crash at Benton Intersection Injures One Driver
Friday, February 27, 2015 4:48 PM
A Marshall County woman was hurt in a two-vehicle collision Thursday afternoon. The Marshall County Sheriff's Department responded at 4:20 pm to the intersection of U.S. Highway 641 and Main Street in Benton. They say 21-year-old Carlee M. Laird-Reddick of Benton was northbound on Highway 641 South while 22-year-old Meghann K. Richardson of Murray was driving south on Main Street. Deputies say ...
Water Recedes, KY 123 in Hickman Co. Re-opens
Friday, February 27, 2015 3:30 PM
UPDATE: This road has now re-opened. Kentucky Highway 123 in Hickman County is closed between the 14 and 16 mile marker due to water over the road. This in the Oakton and Hailwell area of southwest Hickman County. Timely traffic advisories for the 12 counties of KYTC Highway District 1 are available by visiting their Facebook page. You do not have to be a Facebook member to access the ...
Collision Ejects a Driver, Hurts Two
Friday, February 27, 2015 3:11 PM
A crash in West Paducah Friday morning hurt both drivers, ejecting one of them from his vehicle. McCracken County Sheriff's Department responded about 10:20 am to the intersection of Hobbs Road and Woodville Road near the entrance to the Gaseous Diffusion Plant. They say 64-year-old Linda Clark of LaCenter was driving east on Woodville when her car collided with a vehicle driven by 46-year-old ...
State Police: Watch for Traffic Checkpoints
Thursday, February 26, 2015 5:30 PM
Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints throughout the Post 1 district, making sure drivers aren't under the influence. Traffic safety checkpoints are a high visibility public safety service, which can also serve as a deterrent for anyone to drive impaired, without license or registration, or in a vehicle that is not road-ready. Drivers encountering a ...
Two Hurt in Collision on Old Mayfield Road
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 11:41 PM
Two people were hurt in a two-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon in Paducah. The McCracken County Sheriff's Department responded about 3:50 pm to the intersection of Old Mayfield Road and Krebbs Station Road, and determined that 21-year-old Austin Hawes of Melber was northbound on Krebbs Station when he came to the stop sign. Deputies say Hawes either failed to see the stop sign, or failed ...
House Passes Ignition Interlock Bill
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 9:48 PM
The House has passed a bill aimed at toughening Kentucky's DUI laws by requiring convicted drunken drivers to install ignition interlock devices in their vehicles. The bill cleared the House on a 96-0 vote Wednesday and now goes to the Senate. The measure would require convicted drunken drivers to install the interlock devices, which test the driver's breath for alcohol before allowing the ...
Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Charge for Driver
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 8:18 PM
A McCracken County man was cited after a routine traffic stop resulted in the seizure of marijuana, scales and a BB pistol. Paducah Police say an officer stopped a vehicle driven by 18-year-old Brandon E. Rankin of Heath Street after he failed to signal a lane change on Irvin Cobb Drive. When the officer approached the vehicle, he could smell marijuana. Rankin pointed out a BB gun in the ...
Six People Treated After Two-Car Collision
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 1:44 PM
A two-vehicle accident Wednesday morning on Paducah's south side resulted in six people taken to hospitals. McCracken County Sheriff's deputies responded just after 6:30 am to Oaks Road at Sheehan Bridge Road. They determined that 36-year-old Jeremy M. Smith of Paducah was driving south on Oaks Road when he turned into the path of a car driving north on Sheehan Bridge Road driven by ...
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