Vehicles strike two homes in less than 10 hours, sheriff says

This car accidentally struck a house next to the Emlyn Post Office late Thursday afternoon. Less than 10 hours later, sheriff's deputies investigated an unconnected incident in Rockholds where a different vehicle intentionally struck a house. A Knoxville man has died from injuries sustained when his automobile struck a house in Emlyn on Aug. 3. [...]

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 HWY 233 in the Gray community [...]

Police: Crash driver ‘very lucky to be alive’

Police say a man is lucky to be alive after wrecking this Honda Prelude Saturday afternoon on Chestnut Road. Emergency officials say a man is lucky to be alive after flipping a car onto its side and knocking down a small tree that came to rest against the vehicle late Saturday afternoon. Shortly [...]

Sheriff’s deputies involved in two wrecks over four days

No one was seriously injured in this wreck Saturday afternoon involving a Whitley County Sheriff’s Department police cruiser. Tuesday afternoon, there was another crash involving a different sheriff’s deputy.

For the second time in four days, a Whitley County Sheriff’s Department police cruiser has been involved in an accident.

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Laurel Co. deputies investigating fatal motorcycle crash in Lily

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are working to determine the circumstances behind a fatal motorcycle wreck in Lily Tuesday night. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said 50-year-old Kenneth Edward Mays of London was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash on U.S. 25 near the south intersection of Fariston Road. “We don’t [...]

Drunk man accused of crashing moped with beers dangling from it

A Knox County man spent three days in jail and must pay $718 in fines and court costs after admitting he was intoxicated when he wrecked his moped Friday night. Fifty-six-year-old Roy Bright pleaded guilty to one count of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicants at his arraignment Monday in Knox District [...]

Friday morning crash sends four people to hospital

A grandmother and her two infant grandchildren were in this 2005 Jeep Liberty, which flipped over on US25W after being struck in the side Friday morning. No one was seriously injured. A Friday morning accident north of Williamsburg sent four people to the hospital, including two young children, but police say the wreck [...]

Three airlifted after Sunday wreck in Lily

Three people were airlifted following a Lily crash Sunday. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a three-vehicle accident late Sunday afternoon in Lily that resulted in three people being flown out by emergency medical helicopters due to serious injuries. The accident happened about 5:23 p.m. on US25 about four miles north of Corbin. [...]

Two airlifted following Saturday wreck in Corbin

Two people were airlifted to the University of Tennessee Medical Center following a head-on collision on Cumberland Falls Hwy. Saturday night. Corbin Police Lt. James Miller said the crash occurred about 6:25 p.m. when a 2014 Lexus attempted to pass another vehicle travelling south on U.S. 25W near Bubby’s Barbecue and struck a pickup truck [...]

No injuries after car strikes empty school bus Monday morning

No one was injured when this Mercedes Benz collided with a school bus Monday morning. No one was injured when a passenger car rear-ended a Whitley County school bus Monday morning in the Goldbug area. There were no children on the bus at the time. Whitley County Sheriff’s Sgt. Todd Shelley, who investigated [...]