Portion of KY 286 blocked due to overturned semi - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Portion of KY 286 blocked due to overturned semi

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BALLARD COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -

A portion of KY 286 in Ballard County is blocked due to an overturned tractor trailer hauling hydrated lime.

The road is blocked at the 9.2 mile marker near KY 358.

One lane was blocked, but all lanes will be blocked for around four hours while wrecker services right the tractor trailer.

The driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

He swerved to avoid a Jeep in his lane coming from the opposite direction.

The truck weighs about 76,000 pounds.

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