Tanker truck overturns, leaking acid on McCracken-Ballard line

An overturned tanker truck has shut down traffic to Ky. Highway 286 and U.S. 62 on the McCracken Ballard County line.

According to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, a tanker truck overturned at the Milan Station Y in western McCracken County and is leaking acid. U.S. Hwy. 62 is being blocked at Holt Road with traffic being directed to take an alternate route.  Ky. Hwy. 286 is also closed an extended distance back from the crash site.

Some evacuations are likely in the immediate area of the crash.