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 rest on its side. The accident caused damage [...]

Woman critically injured during I-75 crash Monday

One person had to be flown out by emergency medical helicopter following a three-vehicle crash Monday morning in Whitley County, and was listed in critical condition Tuesday afternoon at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville. The crash happened about 5:30 a.m. near the 14-mile marker in the northbound lane on I-75. Whitley County [...]

I-75 crash near Corbin injures one

A tractor-trailer accident Thursday morning in northern Whitley County snarled traffic on I-75 for a few hours. About 9 a.m., Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer Chris McQueen responded to a single vehicle crash near the 28-mile marker. Police determined that a 2012 Freightliner being operated by Reginald Ward, 53, of Dallas, North Carolina, [...]

Corbin man dies in crash in Madison County

A Corbin man died Saturday in a single-vehicle wreck on Interstate 75 in Madison County. Madison County Coroner Jimmy Cornelison pronounced 36-year-old Robert Salyers dead at the scene of the crash on north-bound I-75 near the 82-mile marker. According to Madison County Sheriff’s deputies, Salyers’ 2007 Dodge pickup ran off the road and into a [...]

Gray man indicted for assault

A Gray man was indicted Friday on assault and wanton endangerment charges stemming from a wreck on May 20 during which he was allegedly driving under the influence of drugs when his vehicle struck another. According to West Knox firefighters the wreck occurred just after 11 a.m. at the intersection of U.S. 25E and Lynn [...]

Corbin man killed in single-vehicle crash Sunday morning

A Corbin man was pronounced dead at the scene of a single-vehicle crash on Ohler Road Sunday morning. Law enforcement and emergency personnel were called to the scene near Norville Road at 7:44 a.m. Corbin firefighters had to extricate the victim, later identified as James Hensley, of the Nissan Sentra that was found lying against [...]

Corbin firefighters extricate one from Friday crash on U.S. 25E

Corbin firefighters had to extricate one person from a car involved in a two-car crash on U.S. 25E near Lynn Camp School Road Friday afternoon. Corbin Police Officer Steve Meadors said witnesses reported that the Toyota Corolla driven by John Blankenship was attempting to turn left onto U.S. 25E from Lynn Camp School Road. As [...]

Stanford man arrested for DUI after fiery I-75 crash

Christopher Risner was charged with DUI following a single vehicle crash on I-75 about midnight Wednesday near the 15-mile marker. Two allegedly intoxicated Stanford residents got a trip to jail instead of the hospital following a fiery single vehicle crash on I-75 near the 15-mile marker that happened about midnight Wednesday. Goldbug Fire [...]

Corbin man injured in two-vehicle wreck in Lily

A Corbin man was taken to St. Joseph London Hospital Tuesday morning after a car and truck collided on U.S. 25 in Lily. According to Sheriff John Root, the crash occurred about 8:20 a.m. when 58-year-old Gary Long of Corbin attempted to turn left from U.S. 25. Long’s GMC Sonoma pickup truck was struck by [...]

Two facing charges after I-75 crash Monday

A Williamsburg woman and two children got an ambulance ride to the hospital to get checked out early Monday evening before the woman was charged with DUI following a single-vehicle crash on I-75. Meanwhile an adult passenger in the vehicle skipped the trip to the hospital and went straight to the Whitley County Detention Center [...]