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Nails on I-64 disables drivers after pallets fall off truck

I-64 westbound was shut down and blocked due to debris in the road that damaged cars on Aug. 19.
I-64 westbound was shut down and blocked due to debris in the road that damaged cars on Aug. 19.(KYTC)
Published: Aug. 19, 2021 at 4:10 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 19, 2021 at 6:26 PM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Several drivers were stuck on Interstate 64 in Jeffersontown after their cars were damaged by pallets and nails in the road on Wednesday afternoon around 4 p.m.

A truck lost the load of pallets before several cars hit them, according to Jeffersontown Police Department dispatchers.

I-64 westbound was shut down and blocked due to the debris in the road. Traffic was diverted for a couple of hours to Blankenbaker Parkway as Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews cleared the roadway.

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