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Friday morning crash sends four people to hospital

A Friday morning accident north of Williamsburg sent four people to the hospital, including two young children, but police say the wreck likely would have been a lot worse if everyone hadn’t been properly restrained in their vehicles. The crash happened about 9:38 a.m. near the...
Posted On 05 May 2017

Three airlifted after Sunday wreck in Lily

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...
Posted On 04 May 2017

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...

No injuries after car strikes empty 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 the crash, said that “by the grace of God” nobody was...
Posted On 17 Apr 2017

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...

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

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, he is facing criminal charges. Fortunately no one was injured. Williamsburg Police Sgt....
Posted On 08 Apr 2017

Driver of crashed garbage truck arrested for DUI

A Williamsburg man was allegedly driving impaired when he crashed and overturned a garbage truck near Williamsburg Monday morning. The crash happened about 10:14 a.m. when Dustin Lee Sumner, 26, of New Zion Road, was driving a 1996 Ford garbage truck, belonging to Ellis...
Posted On 01 Mar 2017

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...
Posted On 08 Feb 2017
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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....
Posted On 01 Feb 2017

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...
Posted On 29 Dec 2016