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Southbound I-75 shut down due to multiple accidents in Whitley County

The Whitley County Sheriff

MGN Online

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. (WKYT) - The Whitley County Sheriff's office is reporting that I-75 Southbound is closed at Exit 11 in Williamsburg due to multiple accidents.

As of 9:15 the sheriff's office is reporting at least two accidents involving multiple vehicles.

A six car accident is being cleaned up around mm 1 involving 4 tractor-trailers and 2 vehicles. No major injuries are reported.

A two car accident involving a tractor-trailer and a car is also being reported at mm 2. No major injuries are being reported for that one.

Crews are working to clean up the area and are expecting Southbound I-75 to be closed for at least the next couple hours.

A detour has been set up at exit 11 and follow 25 to Jellico, TN. Drivers will be able exit back onto I-75 at exit 161.


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