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Woman arrested after slow speed chase on I-75

A slow speed vehicle pursuit that started in Williamsburg early Monday morning ended with Corbin Police deploying spike strips to disable a Michigan woman’s vehicle near Exit 25, according to arrest citations. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a...
Posted On 05 Dec 2018

Lexington semi driver suffers minor injuries in I-75 crash

A Lexington man suffered minor injuries when the tractor trailer he was driving crashed along I-75 Monday morning. The crash happened about 9 a.m. about 100 yards south of the 18 mile mark. Jermone Norman Jr., 34, was driving a 2019 International north when he lost control, over...
Posted On 05 Dec 2018

Wreck closes I-75 north for 30 minutes Friday

Northbound Interstate 75 in Corbin was closed to traffic for approximately 30 minutes Friday afternoon following a wreck that blocked both lanes. Corbin firefighters said the Ford Explorer went off the roadway at approximately 4:15 p.m. It came back across, overturning in the...

Update: I-75 reopened about 2:30 p.m., but avoid the area if possible

(Update: Both southbound lanes of I-75 reopened about 2:27 p.m. Thursday.) Southbound lanes of I-75 are expected to reopen about 2:30 p.m. following an early morning accident involving a semi near the Whitley County-Tennessee state line, but motorists are encouraged to avoid the...
Posted On 20 Sep 2018

I-75 lane closures planned Wednesday, Thursday in Whitley County

If you are planning to travel north on I-75 in Whitley County Wednesday, Sept. 12, or south on I-75 Thursday, Sept. 13, then you might want to allow a little extra travel time due to planned lane restrictions those days. On Wednesday, northbound traffic at mile point 27.9 (Lynn...
Posted On 11 Sep 2018

Motorcycle chase from Corbin to Mt. Vernon leads to numerous charges

A high-speed chase involving a motorcycle and a Kentucky State Police trooper that began in Whitley County Sunday has the rider facing multiple charges. Devan Whitfield, 28, was arrested after leading troopers on a 30-mile chase north on Interstate 75 during which he reportedly...

One dies in crash involving motorcycle on I-75 near 20-mile marker

A motorcycle rider from Indiana was killed Monday after rear-ending a tractor-trailer truck on northbound Interstate 75 in Whitley County. The victim was identified as John M. Romine, 66, of Carmel, Indiana Law enforcement and emergency personnel were called to the scene near the...

Alleged car thief tries to swim away from deputies

A high-speed chase involving a stolen SUV that initiated in Tennessee Saturday may have ended in north Corbin after the vehicle became stuck on the railroad tracks, but the driver continued her efforts to elude police by swimming up Lynn Camp Creek. Laurel County Sheriff’s...

Vehicle fire shuts down portion of I-75 in Whitley County Wednesday

South Interstate 75 in Whitley County was shut down for approximately 20 minutes Wednesday afternoon as Oak Grove firefighters worked to extinguish a vehicle fire. Chief Kevin Gibbs said firefighters were called to the scene between the 20 and 21–mile markers at approximately...

Update: I-75 lane closure remains in effect through 10 p.m. Wednesday, May 2

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 11 Office advises motorists that Interstate 75 northbound at milepoints 23.5 – 25.0 in Whitley County will continue to be reduced to one lane until Wednesday, May 2 at 10 p.m. KYTC crews have closed the right (slow) lane of this...
Posted On 02 May 2018
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