Driver of crashed garbage truck arrested for DUI

This Ellis Sanitation garbage truck overturned on Ky. 296 Monday morning snarling traffic for several hours as emergency workers labored to flip it back over onto its wheels. 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. [...]

Woodbine fire truck wrecked while en route to structure fire

A Woodbine Fire Department pumper truck was involved in a wreck while responding to an emergency call Thursday afternoon. Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell said the truck with two firefighters wrecked on Louden Road off of East Ky. 92 approximately eight miles outside of Williamsburg. The firefighters were responding to call for mutual aid on [...]

Four-vehicle wreck on Falls Hwy. sends five to hospital

Five people were taken to Baptist Health Corbin following a wreck involving four vehicles on Cumberland Falls Hwy. Tuesday morning. Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy John Hill said the wreck occurred about 11 a.m. just south of the intersection with Fifth Street Road. Hill said according to witness statements, marks on the highway and the vehicles’ [...]

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 [...]

UPDATE: London man killed in Friday night wreck on Corbin bypass

A motorcycle rider was killed late Friday night on the Corbin bypass when his bike struck a car and both vehicles caught fire.   Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley identified the victim as 38-year-old Roger Lee Wilson of London. "They found helmets at the scene, but he was not wearing one," Croley said of Wilson. [...]

Two airlifted from scene of Thursday wreck in southern Whitley County

Two people were airlifted to the University of Tennessee Medical Center Thursday night after a two-vehicle wreck on U.S. 25W in southern Whitley County. Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy Joe Prewitt said the wreck involving a 1990 Chevrolet 1500 pickup truck and a Pontiac two-door sedan occurred just after 7 p.m. just north of Jellico. Prewitt [...]

Whitley man killed in crash in Lexington

A Corbin man was one of two people killed Saturday morning in a head-on crash on I-75 in Lexington. The Fayette County Coroner’s office identified the victims as 42-year-old Chad Taylor of Corbin and 40-year-old Michael Jones of Leslie County. Police say Taylor’s 2001 Mazda Protégé sedan was going the wrong way and struck Jones’ [...]

UPDATE: Motorcyclist who fled scene of Thursday accident charged with DUI

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies cited a Laurel County man to court Thursday afternoon after he allegedly ran off from the scene of a wreck involving a motorcycle and an SUV. West Knox firefighters responded to the wreck on Cumberland Gap Parkway near Lowe’s Home Improvement about 4:30 p.m. According to Sheriff John Root, the motorcyclist, [...]

UPDATE: KSP says teen will face charges in connection with Thursday high-speed chase and crash

chase wreckKentucky State Police say a 16-year-old female remains at the University of Tennessee Medical Center where she was airlifted when her Mercedes SUV ran head-on into a coal truck Thursday, and she will face criminal charges in Knox District Court.

Trooper Shane Jacobs, public affairs officer at KSP Post 10 in Harlan, said the teen is no longer in critical condition.

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Corbin firefighters extricate woman from crashed car

Corbin firefighters had to extricate a woman from her car Thursday morning after it ran off the road and struck a tree on the Corbin bypass. Corbin Police Colonel David Maiden said 34-year-old Cassandra Whitlow of Heidrick was travelling west on the bypass near the intersection with Hart Hollow Road in her 2006 Saturn Ion [...]