Nantz gets six-year prison sentence for chase, crash

A Woodbine man was ordered to serve six years in prison Monday in connection with a 2016 vehicle chase with police where two of his passengers were injured when he crashed.

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UPDATED: State trooper being flown from scene of crash

A Kentucky State Police trooper was flown from the scene of a crash on Interstate 75 Tuesday morning. Trooper Lloyd Cochran, public affairs officer at Post 11 in London, identified the trooper as Houston E. Lewis, who is assigned to Post 13 in Hazard. "He lives in Laurel County and was on his way to training [...]

Woman ejected in Byerly Road crash

A Rockholds woman was ejected from her vehicle after running off of Byerly Road Monday night. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said 21-year-old Nicole Mayne was taken to Baptist Health Corbin and then transferred to the University of Kentucky Medical Center. Mayne was reportedly traveling east near the railroad [...]

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 [...]