Roadway closed temporarily in pileup involving over a dozen vehicles, including three semi trucks, at I-69 and U.S. 641 in Benton, Kentucky

Modified Date: 
Sun, 12/17/2023 - 8:33am
Accident Date: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

18 vehicle collision causes closure on I-69 South near Exit 41

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Public Information Officer Keith Todd told Local 6 the collision involved 15 cars and three semis.

He says the scene will likely take at least two more hours to clear. 

ALERT: UPDATE AREA CLEAR—- Southbound I-69 Exit 41 Ramp to U.S. 641 Southbound Blocked by Multi-Vehicle Crash

Marshall County Emergency Management Director Curt Curtner is optimistic some of the vehicles will be able to maneuver out of the crash site under their own power once the SEMI trucks are cleared.

Benton, KY