UPDATE: The Cumberland Parkway now has one lane open traveling west as of 1 p.m. CT.
Kentucky State Police is currently on scene of an overturned semi on the Cumberland Parkway that occurred at 4:30 a.m. near the 34 mile marker. The westbound lanes of the roadway are currently closed. Detours have been established, motorist are being routed to KY 80 from both Edmonton and Columbia. Motorist are urged to avoid the area if possible. Further updates will follow.
Citizens can contribute to highway safety by calling KSP toll-free at: (1-800-222-5555). Citizens can call to confidentially report impair drivers or any criminal activity. You may also download the free KSP mobile phone app. The app provides quick, direct access to KSP including weather, road and traffic information as well as text, voice and photo tip capabilities to report criminal behavior. The app is available for IPhone, IPad and Android applications and can be easily downloaded free of charge through Apple or Google Play stores. Download the KSP mobile app by searching “KSPOLICE” in the app store and you can also follow along on twitter @KYStatePolice.
# # #