I-165 back open in Ohio Co. after crash

I-165 closed in Ohio Co. due to crash, could take 8 hours to open

OHIO CO., Ky. (WFIE) - The Ohio County Sheriff’s Office says I-165 (formerly the Natcher Parkway) was closed just south of the US Highway 62 E. overpass.

Dispatchers say a semi overturned in the southbound lanes. We’re told the driver has minor injuries.

Both southbound lanes and the inside northbound lanes were closed, but the site was cleared by 1:45 p.m.

“A guy, I don’t know if he fell asleep or what happned," said Charlie Shields, director of Emergency Management Agency. "He ran off the road back here and hit the guard rail, bounced off the bridge, he come on up probably another 200 foot and layed there on his side.”

Shields says nobody else was involved. The road was closed for several hours.

Overturned semi in Ohio Co.
Overturned semi in Ohio Co. (Source: Ohio Co.)

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