A pickup pulling a horse trailer collided with another vehicle injuring two people and three horses. A Fulton County Sheriff’s Deputy at the scene says that an SUV failed to stop at the intersection and struck the pickup truck pulling the horse trailer. The impact caused the trailer to unhook from its hitch and then dangle over an embankment.
The accident happened Saturday night, October 5, 2019, at the intersection of Kentucky Highway 94 and U.S. Highway 51. The driver of the SUV was airlifted to a Memphis hospital,
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A Toyota pickup and a passenger car collided head-on Thursday, October 3, 2019, around 9:40 on US 27 in Butler killing the driver and a passenger in the car. Police have not provided details on how the crash occurred, so it’s unknown which vehicle crossed the centerline on the highway.
A second passenger in the car, which was a minor child, was airlifted to a local hospital, and her condition is unknown at this time. The driver of the Toyota pickup truck was not injured,
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A tractor trailer struck two vehicles killing one and seriously injuring another. The accident happened around 5:30 p.m. Sunday, September 29, 2019, when the driver of the tractor trailer failed to notice that traffic had slowed considerably. He first struck a Jeep Liberty killing its driver, and then struck an SUV seriously injuring a passenger.
Police say that the driver was distracted by a phone that he had mounted on his dash which was playing a video and likely kept him from noticing the traffic slowdown.
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A TARC bus and a motorcycle collided on Friday, September 20, around 11:30 p.m., killing the motorcycle rider. According to police at the scene, the bus turned left in front of the motorcycle who was traveling north on New Cut Road near Orchard Hill Drive.
No one in the bus was injured, and the motorcycle rider was taken to the University Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police also say that the rider wasn’t wearing a helmet and that the accident is still under investigation.
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A child and an adult were airlifted to UK Medical Center and four others were taken to local hospitals after a two-car crash in Barbourville. Kentucky State Police say that a woman was pulling out of her driveway in a silver Buick sedan when a silver minivan hit her broadside. The accident happened on Old Highway 25 Sunday morning, September 22, 2019.
Both passengers in the Buick were injured and transported to the hospital in stable condition. In the minivan, a passenger and a three-year-old child were airlifted and two others,
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A six-year-old boy was rushed to Norton Children’s Hospital with serious head injuries after being hit by a school bus. The accident happened Thursday, September 19, 2019, at Girard Drive and Girard Court near the Watterson Expressway.
According to police, the boy got off at the wrong stop and then walked in front of the bus to cross the street when the bus hit him. It’s not clear if he knew he was getting off too soon. Officials say that he was awake and talking to officers when he was transported.
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Police have charged a man with murder, first degree assault and driving under the influence after a crash Sunday morning, August 15, 2019. Police say that the man was allegedly driving under the influence when he crossed over the centerline of Manslick Road at the 6400 block and struck two motorcycles.
One of the riders were pronounced dead at the scene while the other was transported to the University of Louisville Hospital in critical condition.
A motorcycle rider is exceptionally vulnerable and at significant risk in an accident with a car or truck because of the lack of protection.
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A car struck a boy riding his bicycle in a neighborhood in Nicholasville. The accident happened Tuesday morning, September 10, 2019, on Miles Road that runs next to Nicholasville City Park. According to police, the boy was attempting to cross the street when the vehicle hit him.
The driver stayed at the scene and was cooperative with police who determined that he wasn’t under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The road was blocked off for hours while an accident reconstruction team processed the scene.
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A man fleeing police plowed into a car carrying a group of students heading home after watching a football game at Anderson County High School. A female student is in critical condition and the other two have been taken to the hospital and their condition is unknown at this time.
Police say that the man who hit them had an outstanding warrant and was spotted by police who then attempted to pull him over. He led them on a chase from Mercer County into Anderson County when the crash occurred.
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A broadside accident is frightening for those in the car being hit and cause significant property damage and serious bodily injury. A broadside, also called a T-bone, happens when a car hits another in its side at a 90-degree angle.
According a study from the University of Michigan Crash Response Information, there are around 3 million broadside crashes in the U.S. each year. These account for around 9,400 fatalities each year which is about 30 percent of all motor vehicle deaths.
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