Residents Return to Homes After Truck Accident Caused Evacuation Near Kentucky Highway

U.S. Highway 41 in western Kentucky has reopened and police are allowing people to return to an area near Henderson that was evacuated after a traffic accident involving a tractor-trailer carrying explosives.

Kentucky State Police Trooper Joe Woo says no one was injured in the accident and the evacuations were a precaution.

Police blocked traffic for about an hour at the accident site on the outskirts of Henderson, near the Ohio River bridge between Kentucky and Indiana.