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Chase ends with crash, two flown out, one arrested

A Williamsburg man, who was recently released on parole, allegedly lead police on a high-speed chase late Saturday evening before striking another vehicle, and then having his car go into a ditch. He then allegedly crawled out the car window and tried to run from police on foot,...
Posted On 22 May 2019

High speed chase through two counties ends with crash

A nearly 15-mile high-speed pursuit early Thursday morning that involved four law enforcement agencies ended with a crash and the arrest of a Corbin man. Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy Chad Estep charged Bret A. Hatfield, 40, with nine counts of first-degree wanton endangerment...
Posted On 25 Apr 2019

Corbin woman injured in Thursday crash

A Corbin woman was injured Thursday afternoon when her car overturned multiple times on U.S. 25 south of Lily. Anita Peters, 74, was taken to Baptist Health Corbin for treatment of the injuries she sustained. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s...

Driver of stolen off-road vehicle, who crashed while fleeing police, dies two days later

A Tennessee man, who led police on a pursuit Wednesday in a stolen off-road vehicle and subsequently crashed, has died as a result of his injuries. Scott Crawford, 40, of Oneida, Tennessee, succumbed to his injuries Friday at the University of Kentucky Medical Center where he was...
Posted On 08 Sep 2018

Keavy man in critical condition following Monday crash

A Keavy man was airlifted to the University of Kentucky Medical Center Monday morning after his motorcycle collided with a car. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, identified the victim as Richard Cox, 36. Officials at UK said...

Truck hits Edward Jones building during two-vehicle crash Wednesday

A two-vehicle wreck on Main Street in Corbin Wednesday morning resulted in the Edward Jones building being struck. The accident happened shortly before 10 a.m. at the intersection of Main Street and Roy Kidd Avenue. Corbin Police Lt. Coy Wilson said that Dora Smith-Epperson, who...
Posted On 01 Aug 2018

Medical emergency leads to Monday afternoon crash

If someone hadn’t seen the accident, officials aren’t sure how long an elderly Williamsburg woman would have been sitting in her crashed vehicle that went down an embankment Monday afternoon. “It could have been much worse given where she was at. Most likely nobody would have...
Posted On 18 Jul 2018

Corbin woman in critical condition after being struck by SUV

A Corbin woman is in critical condition at the University of Kentucky Medical Center after she was struck by an SUV on the Corbin bypass Sunday night. Corbin Police Captain Coy Wilson, the department’s public affairs officer, said Tina Mullins, 47, was walking on the roadway near...

Allergies blamed for serious accident Thursday near Cumberland Falls

Allergies are being blamed for a single vehicle accident late Thursday afternoon near Cumberland Falls that resulted in a McCreary County man being flown out by emergency medical helicopter. The crash happened about 4:30 p.m. at the dry land bridge, which is located about four...
Posted On 03 May 2018

One injured during Monday crash in Williamburg

One driver was taken to the hospital and another was cited for having no insurance following a Monday morning crash in Williamsburg. The crash happened shortly before noon on US25W near the entrance to Firestone Industrial Products and Dollar General. Sandie Lawson, 48, of...
Posted On 17 Jan 2018