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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...
Posted On 12 Jul 2017
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Police: Crash driver ‘very lucky to be alive’

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 before 5 p.m., a single vehicle crash involving a Honda Prelude occurred on Chestnut Road...
Posted On 17 Jun 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

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...

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...

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...