Westbound lanes of Mountain Parkway back open after attempts to pull truck from the Red River

The Mountain Parkway back open after attempts to pull truck from the Red River.
The Mountain Parkway back open after attempts to pull truck from the Red River.(KYTC)
Published: Mar. 16, 2021 at 10:25 PM EDT
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POWELL COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Updated, 3/17 01:00 a.m.

KYTC District 10 posted an update on the situation shortly before 1 a.m. Wednesday morning, telling people that the westbound lanes of the Mountain Parkway are back open.

They say crews were unable to remove the truck from the river.

Original Story, 3/16 10:25 p.m.

The westbound lanes of the Mountain Parkway is closed in Powell County.

KYTC District 10 posted on Facebook that a truck crashed into the Red River.

The road is closed past exit 18 in Clay City for the recovery effort.

We do not know of any injuries at this time.

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