ky trans cab 300CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Ky. (7/15/18) — Northbound Pennyrile Parkway traffic is blocked due to multiple crashes caused by spilled diesel fuel, from mile-marker 28 northward onto I-69, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 2 reported.

The northbound lanes of the Pennyrile Parkway are blocked from about the 28 mile marker near the Hopkins-Christian County line extending northward to I-69. The closure is due to a diesel fuel spill that has caused numerous crashes between Crofton and the I-69/Pennyrile Parkway/Western Kentucky Parkway Interchange near Nortonville. The spill also extends along the nourthbound lanes of I-69 between the 106 mile marker and the Exit 108 Mortons Gap interchange.

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet personnel are responding to a request form police agencies to assist with clearing the oil slick from the roadway.

Tow trucks along with multiple police agencies were called out to the scene this afternon.

The northbound lanes of the Pennyrile Parkway were still closed from the Crofton Interchange going northward at 5:30 p.m.

Detour is along U.S. 41, from Crofton to the I-69 Exit 108 Mortons Gap interchange. The road was reponed to traffic before dark.

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