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 [...]

SUV crashes through front of Lily Post Office

The driver was not injured but the Lily Post Office suffered extensive damage Saturday morning when an SUV crashed through the front of the building. Laurel County Sheriff John Root stated that the crash happened about 9:15 a.m. According to deputies, Clyde Liford of Corbin was parked in front of the post office, which is [...]

W’burg man allegedly intoxicated when he struck deputy’s police cruiser, one other car

Williamsburg Police Sgt. Brandon White administers a field sobriety test to Roy Lawson Friday afternoon after Lawson sideswiped two vehicles, including a sheriff's department police cruiser. A Williamsburg man was allegedly driving while intoxicated when he sideswiped two cars Friday afternoon, including one Whitley County Sheriff’s Department police cruiser. Suffice it to say, [...]