Carrollton, KY. (December 09, 2020) – Kentucky State Police Post 5 in Campbellsburg was notified at approximately 3:10 p.m. on Wednesday December 09, 2020 of a semi truck on fire. The location of the truck is the 47 mile marker southbound on Interstate 71. Both southbound lanes are closed at this time. The highway department has been notified and is currently working to establish a detour. The detour will be at exit 55 to Highway 1039. From Highway 1039 it will continue to Highway 42 to Carrollton. In Carrollton Highway 227 will lead back to Interstate 71 at exit 44.
At this time Kentucky State Police troopers are on scene. Carroll County Fire and Carroll County EMS has also responded.
# # #