October 22, 2014 4:10 PM
A Jefferson County school bus has been involved in a crash with an ambulance that was on an emergency run.
The ambulance rolled over following the impact and two EMS workers were injured, according to WAVE 3 News in Louisville. The extent of their injuries in unknown. It happened... more »
October 22, 2014 1:05 PM
UK officials say former football player Brad Durham has been released from the hospital after he was seriously hurt in a fall from the upper deck at Commonwealth Stadium about two weeks ago. UK officials said fell roughly three stories from the stadium's upper deck while celebrating the game winning... more »
October 21, 2014 11:25 AM
An overturned tractor-trailer hauling 44,000 pounds of boxed macaroni and cheese has closed the intersection of KY 344 and KY 59 in Lewis County on Tuesday morning.
Crews have shut down the east and westbound lanes of KY 344 at mile marker 18 to clear the scene. Access to... more »
October 17, 2014 4:33 PM
Police say one person has died and another was injured in a crash involving three vehicles in Scott County.
It happened around 4 p.m. at the intersection of Cherry Blossom Road and Timberland Way in Georgetown.
Police say two Toyota employees were leaving work, traveling south on Cherry... more »
October 17, 2014 4:29 PM
A man has been charged with murder after a crash in Trimble County Thursday night. It happened around 8:45 p.m. Police say Keccia Jansen and her son, Nicholas Mendenhall, had been drinking at a bar when Jansen left and got stuck on the side of Highway 42. That's when 64-year-old... more »
October 8, 2014 3:39 PM
A car crashed into a building Wednesday afternoon. Police say around 2:30 p.m., a woman in her 80s accidentally drove into the Elkhorn Baptist Association building on Red Mile Road. She was driving a rental car and hit the gas instead of the break, police said. No one was hurt.... more »
October 6, 2014 10:52 PM
One person was killed and another was taken to the hospital after a crash in Scott County Monday night. The coroner says the single vehicle crash happened around 9:45 p.m. on Main Street in Stamping Ground.
The driver, a woman in her 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene.... more »
October 6, 2014 9:21 PM
A bus crash in Lexington sent 3 people to the hospital with injuries Monday afternoon.
The accident happened at the intersection of Midland Ave. and East Short Street around 4:00 p.m.
Police say the Lextran bus was stopped at a designated bus stop on Midland when a pick-up... more »
October 6, 2014 5:40 PM
A trip to the store turned deadly for a woman who lost control of her car Sunday night in Lexington.
It was a tragic scene that unfolded on Old Todds Road Monday when family members of 34-year-old Chasity Mills say she went to the store, and on her way... more »
October 3, 2014 12:07 PM
A toddler who was run over by her mother's vehicle in their driveway in Scott County Thursday evening was released from the hospital Friday afternoon.
Officials said Friday morning the child had non-life threatening injuries, and according to the mother, she was released later in the day. Officials say... more »
October 2, 2014 7:21 PM
A Scott County toddler has been airlifted to UK Hospital after being struck by a car.
It happened around 6:00 p.m. Thursday on Bonds Pike. Officials tell LEX 18 that a mother leaving to go to work struck her 2-year-old daughter with her vehicle in her driveway.
The... more »
September 30, 2014 5:16 PM
A Clay City man died this weekend after crashing his motorcycle in Powell County.
Officials say 42-year-old Frederick "Toby" Roland was riding his motorcycle along KY 77 in Powell County Sunday around 2 p.m. when he lost control, left the roadway and came to rest on a creek bed.... more »
September 26, 2014 7:58 PM
Lexington fire crews and police responded to the scene of a single vehicle accident Friday evening where a driver was impaled after crashing into a tree.
It happened around 7:00 p.m. on Albany Street in Lexington.
The driver of the vehicle was transported to the hospital with life-threatening... more »
September 26, 2014 5:47 PM
CINCINNATI (AP) - U.S. Coast Guard and state investigative teams were working Friday at the Ohio River area where two off-duty FBI employees were killed in a collision between a barge and a small pleasure boat, trying to piece together how the accident occurred.
The two men's boat hit... more »
September 23, 2014 2:16 PM
A wreck shut down a portion of Southbound US 27 Tuesday afternoon.
The accident occurred about three miles north of Nicholasville in front of the Boot Store and shut down that southbound lane briefly.
Officials tell LEX 18 that a Toyota pulling off of Park Central pulled in... more »
September 21, 2014 10:35 AM
Traffic is down to one lane in both directions on a busy roadway after a crash involving two cars this morning.
It happened around 10:00 a.m. At the intersection of Liberty Road and New Circle Road.
Police tell us one vehicle turned in front of the other, while... more »
September 18, 2014 5:56 PM
Two men were seriously injured after falling from a Bourbon County tobacco barn Thursday afternoon.
Paris and Bourbon County EMS say the men were standing on a beam to hang tobacco inside the barn off Millersburg Ruddles Mill Road when the beam snapped and they fell. Officials said one... more »
September 17, 2014 10:34 AM
Paris police have identified the pedestrian they say was hit and killed Tuesday night.
The victim was identified as 20-year-old Jordan Myers, according to the Paris police chief. Police say he was on his way home from work when he was hit by a car along the Paris bypass,... more »
September 15, 2014 8:30 PM
An accident involving a tractor caused delays on I-64 Monday afternoon.
The incident happened at mile marker 67 on Eastbound 64. A contract company was doing weed control on a rock ledge parallel to the interstate.
For an unknown reason, the driver lost control on the ledge and... more »
September 15, 2014 12:05 PM
The Fayette County Coroner has released the cause of death of a Lexington toddler who fell off the bleachers of a local park in July. The coroner's office confirmed Monday that 2-year-old Cristiano Wade died from complications due to meningitis after falling from a set of bleachers at Douglass Park.... more »
September 9, 2014 4:28 PM
A motorcyclist was sent to the hospital after a serious accident on a major Lexington road Tuesday afternoon.
It happened around 3:40 p.m. on Tates Creek and Duval Street. Lexington police say the pickup truck was making a left turn onto Duval Street from Tates Creek and the motorcycle... more »
September 8, 2014 4:35 PM
A Louisville judge upheld a $500,000 cash bond for a woman accused in a deadly DUI crash.
23-year-old Hannah Slone is charged with DUI, murder, first degree assault and failure to maintain insurance after Louisville police say she was drunk behind the wheel when she hit a car Friday... more »
September 3, 2014 4:39 PM
Lexington Police say a driver may not have known they hit a woman while she was walking downtown Wednesday afternoon.
It happened just after 1:30 p.m. on West Short Street and North Broadway.
Officials say a silver car ran over a woman's feet and she hurt her arm... more »
September 2, 2014 5:44 PM
Three people, including a bus driver, were hurt in a school bus crash in Boone County Tuesday afternoon.
The Boone County school superintendent says seven pre-school students on the bus were examined at the scene, but none were taken to the hospital by ambulance.
The bus driver, along... more »
September 2, 2014 3:41 PM
A Bourbon County woman drove her car into a pond after losing control behind the wheel in the rain Tuesday afternoon.
Heather Gardner says the rain made her lose control, barrel through a fence and drive into a pond off Kentucky 3236 at the Bourbon-Harrison county line.
The... more »
September 2, 2014 1:28 PM
CLEVELAND (AP) - The pilot of a small plane told a ground controller that he was not climbing fast enough and asked for permission to turn around just before his rented aircraft plummeted to the ground last week, killing all four college students aboard, a National Transportation Safety Board report... more »
September 1, 2014 12:06 PM
One person was airlifted from a crash Monday morning in Anderson County.
Traffic is back open after a bad crash on the eastbound lanes of the Blue Grass Parkway that happened around 9:30 a.m.
Police say the driver, a man, was the only one in a pickup truck... more »
September 1, 2014 11:19 AM
The man killed this weekend after a car crashed into his home has been identified.
Authorities say the man is 28-year-old Kevin Brian Long of Shelby County. Long was inside a home on Van Buren Road when a pickup truck driven by a 48-year-old Mt. Eden man crashed into... more »
September 1, 2014 11:01 AM
A man has been arrested after police say he shot a bullet into his neighbor's house barely missing the man's head.
Deputies say a man was lying in his bed Sunday around 9:40 p.m. when a bullet entered through his bedroom window, missed his head only by inches and... more »
August 29, 2014 11:27 AM
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) - Rescuers worked Friday to reach at least 25 miners trapped in a gold mine landslide in northern Nicaragua.
They could hear voices and presumed that all those trapped are alive, Marta Lagos, an official of the ruling Sandinista Party, told Channel 4 TV. She said... more »
August 28, 2014 11:44 AM
Two separate accidents caused major traffic issues on Interstate 75 in southern Kentucky Thursday morning.
The first accident happened around 5:00 a.m. near the 48 mile marker just past the Livingston exit.
The driver of a crane said the accident was his fault. The tire marks show where... more »
August 27, 2014 11:13 PM
Three men were killed in a crash late Wednesday night.
It happened sometime before 10 p.m. on Wolverine Road, near Tracy Lane. The coroner said six people were riding in a pickup truck when the accident happened and three of them were killed. Officials said four people were in... more »
August 27, 2014 6:03 PM
A person has died and three others were hurt after a crash in Jacksboro, Tenn., (Campbell County) just south of the Kentucky border. NBC affiliate WBIR reports two trucks collided just after 3 p.m. just south of exit 134, the Caryville/Jacksboro/LaFollette exit. According to officials, one truck was carrying batteries... more »
August 27, 2014 10:43 AM
CLEVELAND (AP) - Federal officials say the pilot of a small plane carrying four Ohio college students radioed the tower after takeoff to say he was having problems climbing and would be returning to the airport.
A National Transportation Safety Board spokesman says a preliminary report on the Monday... more »
August 26, 2014 4:43 PM
Several homes were evacuated in Eastern Kentucky Tuesday afternoon after a truck hauling explosives overturned. It happened in the Stopover community of Pike County around 1 p.m. Emergency management officials say a truck carrying ammonium nitrate caught fire. The fire has been put out and officials have since cleared the... more »
August 25, 2014 10:34 AM
The teen killed after being hit by an ambulance over the weekend has been identified. 14-year-old Samson Callender is one of three boys hit by a Knox County ambulance along Highway 25 in the Gray community on Saturday. The other two teens were taken to the hospital with injuries.
... more »
August 24, 2014 9:19 PM
A fund has been set up to help two Kentucky firefighters hurt in an ice bucket challenge accident in Campbellsville last week. Captain Tony Grider and firefighter Alex Quinn have been in the hospita l since Thursday after they were hurt while helping Campbellsville University students complete a charity ice... more »
August 22, 2014 11:43 AM
Two Taylor County firefighters are still in a Louisville hospital after being injured in a horrible accident during an ice bucket challenge in Campbellsville Thursday.
Tony Grider and Alex Quinn were among four firefighters hurt after helping the Campbellsville University's band with completing their ALS ice bucket challenge, which... more »
August 21, 2014 5:24 PM
Campbellsville police have identified the two firefighters who were critically injured in an accident during the completion of an ALS ice bucket challenge on the Campbellsville University campus Thursday. Campbellsville Police Chief Tim Hazlette said in a news conference held a few hours after the accident that Tony Grider and... more »
August 20, 2014 4:45 PM
Two years after a school bus accident in Boyle County, a lawsuit has been filed against the bus driver, the board of education and its insurer. Charlotte Young says she was driving on US 127 back in October 2012 when a school bus pulled out in front of her causing... more »
August 18, 2014 12:35 PM
A Knox County bus monitor is still in the hospital after she fell out of a moving bus last week.
Officials say Sueanne Sizemore's condition has been upgraded from critical to serious. She is at the University of Kentucky Hospital with a brain injury.
Sizemore was retrieving a... more »
August 16, 2014 12:41 PM
A Scott County highway was shutdown for hours Friday night after a semi rolled over. It happened on Highway 460 near the Scott-Franklin county line around 6 p.m. Four people were taken to local hospitals.
The sheriffs say the truck was carrying car parts for Toyota, and the cargo... more »
August 15, 2014 9:15 AM
A woman was airlifted to the hospital after a 3-vehicle crash in Woodford County that shut down the eastbound lanes for hours Friday.
The crash happened around mile marker 63 and police had to divert traffic onto US-60 at Exit 58 in Frankfort until about 1:30 p.m. when I-64... more »
August 14, 2014 9:44 PM
A woman was seriously injured in an accident Thursday evening.
It happened around 8:00 p.m. A pick-up truck hauling hay, was heading inbound on Newtown Pike. The truck was followed by a man and woman on two motorcycles.
Once the truck hit Equine Campus Rd., it slowed to... more »
August 14, 2014 3:26 PM
The Anderson County Coroner says a passenger who was injured in a crash Thursday has been taken to the Franklin Regional Hospital. The victim was a passenger in a car that was hit by another vehicle on US-62 near Alexandria Drive in Lawrenceburg.
Officials say a blue car was... more »
August 14, 2014 5:31 AM
A Knox County bus monitor was badly injured after she fell out of a moving school bus Wednesday afternoon.
Police say the driver got distracted when 63-year-old Sueanne Sizemore left her seat to pick up a clipboard that fell on the bus stairwell. The driver quickly corrected the bus... more »
August 14, 2014 4:40 AM
A car hit a pedestrian along a busy Lexington road Wednesday night, critically injuring him and shutting the road down for hours.
Police say the victim was crossing the inner loop of Man O' War Boulevard at Osbourn Way just before 10 p.m. when the car hit him, sending... more »
August 12, 2014 11:34 AM
A truck crashed through the front of a Lexington gas station Tuesday morning.
It happened at the Thorntons on South Broadway around 9:30 a.m.
Employee say they're glad no customers were standing inside when the truck came crashing through their store front window.
Police say the driver... more »
August 11, 2014 12:35 PM
A construction worker fell when some scaffolding collapsed in Lexington Monday morning.
While the scene looks like it had the makings of being a very tragic workplace accident, Lexington firefighters say the 25-year old man working at a construction site was alert and conscious when paramedics got there to... more »
August 6, 2014 11:24 AM
A tractor-trailer collided with two vehicles in Knox Coutny Wednesday morning.
Police say it happened around 8:50 a.m. in the area of P&E Farms on KY North 11.
Police say a woman was driving toward 25 E in her Dodge Dakota and was being followed by another woman... more »
August 5, 2014 3:59 PM
A toddler who was critically injured in a car crash in Knox County Monday afternoon has died, officials said.
Kentucky State Police originally reported the 22-month-old had died, but then later said she was alive at the University of Kentucky Hospital in critical condition.
However, officials said the... more »
August 4, 2014 1:34 PM
A vigil will be held Monday night for a 5-year-old boy killed in a deadly crash over the weekend.
The Lewis County coroner says Quinton Brown was riding with his family Saturday when the driver lost control and hit a tree .
A vigil for Quinton will be... more »
August 4, 2014 12:26 PM
A log truck overturned in Lawrence County Monday morning crashing into a local fire department and damaging the building and a fire truck.
It happened at the Lowmansville Fire Department on Highway 23 around 7 a.m.
Firefighters have since been working to clean up the damage to their... more »
August 3, 2014 6:39 AM
A man remains in critical conditioning after being hit by a car while on his moped late Saturday night.
Police say the man was headed outbound on Leestown road when he was rear-ended by a Toyota Camry. After being hit, the man fell off his moped and hit his... more »
July 31, 2014 1:17 PM
Three people were injured in a two-vehicle crash that shut down a road in Versailles early Thursday afternoon.
Officials say both directions of US 60 have been shut down at Paddock Drive.
The accident happened shortly after 1 p.m. and the road was shut down until shortly after... more »
July 25, 2014 7:27 PM
A gravel truck overturned, causing a mess on the Bluegrass Parkway.
The crash happened around two Friday afternoon at the 48 mile marker in Anderson County.
Police say the driver was exiting the ramp when he lost control, causing the truck to land on its side. The driver... more »
July 25, 2014 5:21 PM
A business owner is stepping up to help a Harrison County teen hurt when she crashed into a wandering bull.
Ashley Lane was driving along Highway 392 Monday morning when she hit the bull in the middle of the road and broke her back.
Her father says the... more »
July 25, 2014 11:04 AM
MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. (AP) - Police say a toddler crashed a Jeep into an Oregon home, then ran back to his home to watch cartoons.
Authorities say the 3-year-old boy wearing only a diaper climbed into the Jeep Tuesday evening and knocked it out of gear. Witnesses say it... more »
July 23, 2014 12:20 PM
Seven football players were sent to the hospital Wednesday morning following a bus crash in Louisville.
18 people were onboard at the time. The bus was taking football players to practice at Westport Middle School. Officials say none of the injuries appears to be severe. It happened around 9:45... more »
July 20, 2014 10:50 AM
LEWIS COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) - Criminal charges could be filed against the teen-age operator of an off-road motorcycle that hit a pedestrian along Ky. 10 in Lewis County.
The accident happened west of Garrison just after 10p.m. Thursday night and sent three people to the hospital.
Sheriff Johnny... more »
July 19, 2014 6:18 AM
We now know the names of the three young people who died in an early morning accident that shut down a stretch of Highway 68.
KSP tells us that the three victims are Aaron Capps, 20, Kyla Haire, 20, and Whitney Morris, 21.
Capps was operating his 2006... more »
July 11, 2014 3:28 PM
CODY, KY - A two-vehicle collision on Highway 15 in Knott County has left one man dead.
Kentucky State Police say the accident happened at the intersection of Highway 160 around 2:44 p.m. Friday in the Cody community. KSP says a 2005 Ford SUV, driven by 76-year-old Johnny Childers... more »
July 8, 2014 10:36 AM
A man was sent to the hospital after his vehicle overturned in Morehead Tuesday morning.
Kentucky State Police say the single-vehicle accident happened on US 60 East near mile marker 12 in Morehead around 6 a.m. Tuesday morning.
KSP says Barry P. Hinton, 33, of Morehead was traveling... more »
July 8, 2014 10:08 AM
A body found alongside a Pulaski County road Tuesday morning is believed to have been the victim of a hit-and-run accident.
The body was found by crews working along the road just off East Hwy 452. Officials say preliminary investigation suggests the accident happened Sunday night into Monday and... more »
July 7, 2014 3:54 PM
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) - A veteran lifeguard who died rescuing a struggling swimmer this weekend was overcome as big, rough waves rolled in along the Southern California coast, beachgoers said Monday.
"The waves were huge," said Shirley Reinker.
She said lifeguards were running up and down the... more »
July 7, 2014 10:48 AM
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - A 4-month-old in a playpen on her Ohio porch was critically injured when a neighbor's fireworks landed on her.
A witness told police a 10-year-old neighbor of the Youngstown baby kicked over a lit tubular firework, which shot into the playpen, burning the child.
... more »
July 4, 2014 5:00 PM
A woman was taken to the hospital after her car flipped in Powell County Friday.
The crash happened around 2:00 p.m on the Mountain Parkway near the Clay City exit. A woman was heading west when she lost control of her car, went off the road and rolled. Another... more »
July 4, 2014 4:15 PM
It was a deadly start to the holiday weekend in Rowan County. A man was killed while working on a tractor Friday afternoon.
The Rowan County Coroner said 47 year-old Lonnie "Curtis" Davis died at farm on Bullfork Road in Morehead. Family said he was known by loved ones... more »
July 4, 2014 11:58 AM
One person died and two others were injured in an accident in Hardin County Thursday afternoon. Kentucky State Police in Elizabethtown say Richard C. Lawler, 37, of Eastview was traveling southbound on Ky. 447 on a 1983 Kawasaki motorcycle, when a vehicle coming the opposite direction crossed the centerline and... more »
July 3, 2014 12:21 PM
The Harrison County Coroner has identified the man who died following a terrible accident while he was working on a cellphone tower Wednesday afternoon.
The coroner says that man is 28-year-old Joel Metz of Indianapolis.
The Harrison County Sheriff said four men in their twenties from a company... more »