Icy road conditions led to shutdowns of portions of Interstate 75 in Whitley and Madison after crashes.
The Madison County crash occurred around 5 a.m. at northbound mile marker 85 in Richmond when a tractor-trailer jackknifed. It caused several other accidents in the area, according to police.
Kentucky State Police Trooper Robert Purdy said at 7:14 a.m. that another collision involving a tractor-trailer closed down the interstate at mile marker 83.
The interstate was closed until around 8:30 a.m.
All lanes of southbound I-75 in Whitley County at mile marker 24 were also closed following a crash involving a commercial vehicle, according to the Laurel County Fire Department.
That section of road was closed for around two hours before reopening at 9:15 a.m., the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said.