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One person extricated, airlifted from scene of Tuesday crash in Gray

A man was flown to the University of Tennessee Medical Center July 11 after a vehicle accident that left him trapped. According to a media release from West Knox Volunteer Fire Rescue, at 11:12 a.m., West Knox Rescue, Knox EMS and Kentucky State Police responded to an accident on...
Posted On 12 Jul 2017
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Friday morning crash sends four people to hospital

A Friday morning accident north of Williamsburg sent four people to the hospital, including two young children, but police say the wreck likely would have been a lot worse if everyone hadn’t been properly restrained in their vehicles. The crash happened about 9:38 a.m. near the...
Posted On 05 May 2017

Driver of crashed garbage truck arrested for DUI

A Williamsburg man was allegedly driving impaired when he crashed and overturned a garbage truck near Williamsburg Monday morning. The crash happened about 10:14 a.m. when Dustin Lee Sumner, 26, of New Zion Road, was driving a 1996 Ford garbage truck, belonging to Ellis...
Posted On 01 Mar 2017

Dump truck crash demolishes utility pole

Some Eastern Whitley County residents lost power and landline phone service Saturday evening after a dump truck wrecked cutting a utility pole in two. Around 7:15 p.m., a dump truck, which was hauling dirt, wrecked near the intersection of Highway 92E and Highway 904, and came to...
Posted On 08 Feb 2017
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Salt truck operator sued over 2016 crash

A Williamsburg man is suing a Kentucky Transportation Cabinet salt truck operator stemming from an accident last January. Attorneys James Wren II and Travis Rossman filed the lawsuit on Jan. 13 on behalf of Jesse Gabbard against Tommy Manes, individually and in his official...
Posted On 27 Jan 2017

KSP Post 11 trooper dies in off-duty accident

A Kentucky State Police trooper based out of Post 11 in London died Monday morning after falling off the roof of a barn he was repairing. Trooper Lloyd Cochran, public affairs officer at Post 11, said 24-year-old Mason A Flynn was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident in...

Two pedestrians struck, one killed Monday in Canadatown

A female pedestrian was killed and her husband injured during an accident early Monday evening in the Canadatown community of Whitley County. Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley pronounced the victim dead about 6:45 p.m. at the scene from blunt force injuries sustained after being...
Posted On 26 Jul 2016
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