TRAFFIC ALERT: I-24 West is 1-Lane Near Exit 7
By WestKyStar Staff
PADUCAH, KY - TRAFFIC ALERT: Updated 1:00 pm
I-24 westbound in Paducah at exit 7 is currently 1-lane, as police and rescue workers help those injured in an accident involving a car and semi-tractor trailer.
Initial reports between 10-11 am had traffic had backed up in the area. There were injuries and possible entrapment reported.
Both eastboud lanes are OPEN, but there is no estimate on when the scene will be clear, or when westbound traffic flow will return to normal.
Paducah residents are advised to take an alternate route between Lone Oak and Kentucky Oaks Mall, such as Pecan Drive or New Holt Road.
A detour for I-24 travelers wanting to avoid delays includes taking exit 11 and using the downtown loop to exit 4.