Semi fire shuts down Interstate 75 in Whitley County

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WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. (WKYT) - Interstate 75 is shut down in both directions in Whitley County due to a semi truck fire and fuel spill.

Dispatchers in Whitley County say the crash happened around 4:30 a.m. Thursday near mile marker one.

They say the driver hit a guard rail, but he was able to get out and is not hurt. No other injuries have been reported.

Officials say the interstate will be shut down until further notice.