Boulder Causes Damage Falling Into Roadway

Pikeville, KY — Around 4:30 AM this morning, a boulder came off the hillside and broke into pieces on U.S. 23 between Harold and Kinnikinnick. Part of the boulder stayed in the northbound lanes and part of it went into the southbound lanes of traffic. Two vehicles were damaged in the incident, but no injuries were reported. All four lanes of traffic were cleared of rocks shortly after 7:00 AM. According to Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 12 officials, Pikeville Police officers were on the scene quickly and directed traffic until all four lanes were cleared.

(Photos Courtesy of KTC District 12)