November 26, 2014 4:12 PM
Jessamine County police and fire are on the scene of a three car accident.
It happened Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of Highway 169 and US 68. Three vehicles collided.
The accident only resulted in minor injuries. It did create a traffic headache as workers cleaned up the... more »
November 26, 2014 3:42 PM
One man was transported to the hospital after rolling his Gator utility vehicle in Jessamine County.
It happened Wednesday afternoon. Officials say that two men were riding their Gators through a field. One of the drivers rolled over, crashing his vehicle. He was initially unresponsive but eventually regained consciousness... more »
November 25, 2014 9:52 AM
A man was taken to the hospital Monday morning after he was hit by a car while crossing a street. Lexington police officers said the driver of the car was turning left onto Ransom Avenue at Main Street when he hit the man. Officers said it did not appear the... more »
November 23, 2014 10:33 AM
One person is dead after a car accident in Woodford County.
The accident occurred on the Bluegrass Parkway around 2:45 a.m. Sunday. Police say that two people traveling in a Chevy Avalanche ran off the highway into a median and overturned crossing into the east bound lanes.
The... more »
November 20, 2014 12:47 PM
A Jefferson County sheriff's deputy was hit by a car while directing traffic around Wednesday night. Officers shut down lanes on both sides of Interstate 65 to escort the deputy to a hospital downtown around 7 p.m. Police say the driver who hit the deputy stopped and cooperated with the... more »
November 18, 2014 7:30 PM
One person has died in a Boyle County accident, while a toddler who was a passenger in the vehicle is miraculously unharmed.
Deputy coroner Mike Wilder tells LEX 18 that 67-year-old Harrison Hardin and his 18-month-old great-grandson were in a vehicle on US 150 when Hardin's vehicle struck the... more »
November 18, 2014 6:26 PM
A man has died in a farming accident in Fleming County.
It happened around 10:00 a.m. Monday morning.
The sheriff tells LEX 18 that 41-year-old Randy Fryman was working underneath a skid steer loader when the bucket of the machine fell on top of him.
He was... more »
November 17, 2014 6:28 PM
Two people were transported to UK after an SUV flipped on its side.
The crash happened around 5:00 p.m. on Passadena. Witnesses said good samaritans pulled the driver and two passengers from the car. Witnesses also say it looked like the SUV fishtailed and lost control before the crash... more »
November 17, 2014 10:52 AM
A Louisville police officer was sent to the hospital after a crash Monday morning.
Louisville police say the officer was responding to a call and lost control on the slippery roads, hitting a telephone pole. He was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
November 12, 2014 5:15 PM
Police are on the scene of a three vehicle accident in North Lexington.
One of the vehicles involved knocked down a power pole. Live wires from the downed pole landed on another vehicle making exit difficult for the driver.
The inbound lanes of Winchester Rd. are shut down... more »
November 12, 2014 5:21 AM
Two pedestrians were hit at the same intersection just hours apart overnight in Lexington. It happened at the intersection of North Broadway and West Loudon Avenue.
Around 12:30 a.m. early Wednesday morning, police say a woman was crossing at North Broadway when a pick-up truck was turning left onto... more »
November 11, 2014 8:45 PM
Three people were taken to the hospital after an accident on Nicholasville Road.
It happened Tuesday evening. Police say two vehicles collided. Three people were sent to the hospital with minor injuries.
It has not yet been determined if the rainy roads were a factor in the accident.... more »
November 10, 2014 10:58 AM
Alcohol is suspected in a deadly crash in Pulaski County. It happened around 10:00 p.m. Sunday night on Highway 1643 in the eastern part of the county. Sheriff's deputies say William Carrender lost control around a curve and hit a tree. The 31-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.
... more »
November 6, 2014 12:23 PM
A Grayson County man charged in the death of his 9-year-old stepdaughter has been cleared. Jason Appleby was charged with manslaughter and wanton endangerment in a September crash that killed Laura Renfrow. Appleby says Renfrow and two other children were riding with him in a pickup when the brakes failed,... more »
November 5, 2014 8:22 PM
JACKSON, Ky. (AP) - A pedestrian has died in eastern Kentucky after being hit by a car north of Hazard. Kentucky State Police say 34-year-old Noah Glenn Campbell was trying to cross a road in the Lost Creek community of Breathitt County when he was hit by a car rounding... more »
November 5, 2014 1:11 PM
A Breathitt County man has died after being hit by a car while he walked along a road Tuesday evening.
State police say 34-year-old Noah Glenn Campbell was walking along KY 476 in the Long Creek community around 6 p.m. when he tried to cross the road and was... more »
November 5, 2014 11:53 AM
A Laurel County child is in critical condition at the University of Kentucky Hospital after, his family says, he was hit by a car while riding his skateboard. The 12-year-old's mother, Tonya Landry, says she's thankful it was a nurse behind the wheel, who could help the boy on scene... more »
November 2, 2014 11:11 AM
A 13-year-old boy was taken to UK hospital early Sunday morning after wrecking a vehicle he was driving.
John Wells, 40, was arrested after his son wrecked their vehicle on Peasticks Road in Owingsville. When police arrived on the scene, the vehicle was on top of the 13-year-old and... more »
October 31, 2014 3:05 PM
A Kentucky man was killed after his car struck a minivan on a rain-soaked highway in Laurel County Friday morning.
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office says 32-year-old Eric Grubb of London was pronounced dead at Corbin Regional Baptist Hospital.
Grubb was driving east on KY 770 around 8:20... more »
October 30, 2014 10:16 AM
A mother who was on her way to her children's field trip Thursday morning died in a car crash in Lincoln County.
Kentucky State Police say a semi hauling shoes for amazon.com was traveling down US 150 and a pickup truck was attempting to cross KY 643 when the... more »
October 28, 2014 4:38 PM
For Jamie Senter, the start of the week came with some unwanted hands-on experience. The Madison County auto-mechanic is still in pain after he tried to fix a customer's two flat tires and had his hand runover Monday. "I was just trying to help him and he almost ended my... more »
October 27, 2014 3:27 PM
Two people were flown to the hospital after an accident involving a motorcycle in Laurel County Monday afternoon.
London police say it happened at 2:01 p.m. on Middleground Way. A London police sergeant says a woman driving a 2005 black Toyota 4Runner turned into the path of a Harley-Davidson... more »
October 27, 2014 10:47 AM
A Lexington pedestrian was rushed to a hospital after he was hit by a car Morning morning. Police say a man was on Winchester Road near Loudon Avenue around 9 a.m. when he was hit by the car. The pedestrian was taken to the hospital for a head injury. Officers... more »
October 27, 2014 10:39 AM
A driver accused of hitting and killing his own brother in Lexington over the weekend pleaded not guilty in court Monday. William Watkins is facing reckless homicide and DUI charges in connection with the death of his brother, Bryan Watkins.
Police say around 11:30 p.m. Saturday night , a... more »
October 24, 2014 2:43 PM
Three Green County school buses and a pickup truck were involved in an accident in the Pitman Creek area on Highway 61 early Friday afternoon. Kentucky State Police report 36 students were taken to Jane Todd hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Most injuries involved bruises, scrapes and cuts and lower... more »
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 »