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Driver flees scene after Thursday afternoon crash

Williamsburg police say a local man caused a three-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon before fleeing the scene of the accident on foot. Deputy Chief Jason Caddell said that a white Nissan pick-up truck was traveling north along US25W when the accident happened just past...
Posted On 17 Aug 2017

Vehicles strike two homes in less than 10 hours, sheriff says

A Knoxville man has died from injuries sustained when his automobile struck a house in Emlyn on Aug. 3. Officials with the Whitley County Sheriff’s Department stated Thursday afternoon that 63-year-old Mark Chambers died Tuesday at the University of Kentucky Medical Center....
Posted On 04 Aug 2017

W’burg man arrested after he wrecks motorcycle on gravel road during pursuit

Jason Brown was arrested after wrecking his motorcycle during a police pursuit. A Williamsburg man, who was allegedly driving a motorcycle too fast and while intoxicated, lost control on a gravel road and crashed while trying to get away from police, according to his arrest...
Posted On 19 Jul 2017

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 Coun...
Posted On 14 Jun 2017

Gray collision injures Corbin teen

A two-vehicle collision resulted in minor injuries Monday, June 5. Auburn Payne, 19, of Adamsville Tenn., was traveling south on US 25 E when she lost control of her 1998 Volvo S70. While attempting to stop at the traffic light at the junction of US 25 E and Highway 223 in Gray,...
Posted On 07 Jun 2017
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Rollover wreck on Cherry Ave. injures one

A Corbin woman was taken to the hospital after her vehicle overturned on Cherry Ave. Wednesday night. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said the wreck occurred about 5:45 p.m. when 46-year-old Paula Vaughn’s Oldsmobile Alero...

Two airlifted from scene of head-on collision in Keavy

Two people were airlifted Tuesday afternoon from the scene of a head-on collision on Ky. 312 in Keavy and seven others were injured. The wreck involving a Ford Mustang and Toyota SUV occurred about 2:30 p.m. just east of Roscoe’s Market. Robert Kelley, who witnessed the wreck,...

Four airlifted following two-vehicle wreck on U.S. 25E near Corbin bypass

Four people were airlifted and a total of seven went to the hospital following a two-vehicle collision Friday night at the intersection of U.S. 25E and the Corbin bypass. Corbin firefighters were called to the scene at 6:18 p.m. Corbin Police Lt. James Miller said witnesses...

Two airlifted from scene after motorcycle rear ends bucket truck

Two people were airlifted from the scene after a motorcycle rear-ended a bucket truck in Keavy Sunday morning. Officials were called to the scene on Ky. 312 near the Bait Bucket store where the rider, identified as 45-year-old Adam Gregory, and the passenger, identified as...

Gray woman extricated from car following Thursday wreck

A Gray woman had to be extricated from her car Thursday after it rear-ended a tractor-trailer truck on U.S. 25E near Lynn Camp High School. Kentucky State Police Trooper Shane Jacobs, public affairs officer at Post 10 in Harlan identified the driver of the car as 59-year-old...