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  • Clay County Sheriff Searching For Man They Say Hit School Bus Play Video

    October 29, 2014 4:24 PM

    The Clay County Sheriff's department is searching for a man who they say struck a school bus and drove off. Officials say Gary Daniels side swiped the bus Tuesday morning and fled the scene. Both Perry and Clay County deputies have been looking for him since 8:00 a.m. ... more »
  • Mother Pleads For Answers As Son's Hit-And-Run Case Goes Cold

    October 3, 2014 10:04 PM

    Nearly three months after crews found a man dead on the side of a Pulaski County Road the case has gone. Investigators say they think 45-year-old Ricky Meredith was hit by a vehicle but so far no one has come forward. Meredith's mother pleads for answers. A tattoo... more »
  • City Fires Firefighter McCargo After Hit-And-Run Accident

    September 22, 2014 5:13 PM

    Public Safety Commissioner Clay Mason today terminated the probationary employment of Firefighter Jarad McCargo after his involvement in a hit-and-run accident on Friday. Police say the off-duty Lexington firefighter crashed his SUV into the Beer Shoppe Friday night. Investigators say McCargo hit a man on the sidewalk before crashing... more »
  • Accident Causes Property Damage In Woodford Co.

    September 16, 2014 6:13 PM

    An accident in Woodford County caused some property damage but no injuries. It happened in Versailles on McCowan's Ferry. Officials say the truck somehow lost control, flew through the air and destroyed a fence on private property. The impact caused a plank to fly through the windshield. ... more »
  • Teen Bicyclist Critically Injured In Hit-And-Run In Laurel County Play Video

    September 5, 2014 5:07 AM

    Laurel County deputies arrested a man accused of hitting a teenage bicyclist with his van and leaving the scene of the accident on Thursday night. Deputies say they received a call reporting a drunk man banging on the door of a home on Green Field Lane, and when they... more »
  • Police: Driver May Not Know They Hit Woman

    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 »
  • Man Convicted In Boyle County Hit-And-Run Sentenced

    September 2, 2014 5:36 PM

    A man who pleaded guilty in a deadly Boyle County hit-and-run was sentenced to five years behind bars in that case. 23-year-old Tyler Williams was convicted of hitting 33-year-old Anne Duncan as she walked along Gose Pike in Danville last June while she was in town for a wedding.... more »
  • Man Accused In Fatal Hit-And-Run Pleads Guilty Play Video

    August 6, 2014 10:40 AM

    The man accused of hitting and killing a woman in Boyle County last year and fleeing the scene of the accident pleaded guilty in the case. 23-year-old Tyler Williams changed his guilty plea in court Wednesday morning, admitting he was the driver in a hit-and-run that killed 33-year-old Anne... more »
  • Man Flees After Crashing Car Into Townhouse Play Video

    July 27, 2014 8:04 AM

    A man is on the run after police say he crashed his car into a townhouse overnight. It happened just before 3:15 a.m. Sunday on Star Shoot Parkway. Police say that a black Toyota Camry crashed into the side of a townhouse. The impact damaged the front of the... more »
  • Body Found Likely Victim Of Hit-And-Run Accident Play Video

    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 »
  • LEX 18 Crime Stoppers: Plea For Information In 2011 Cold Case Play Video

    June 17, 2014 6:49 PM

    Detectives have never been able to identify the driver who hit and killed Lance Newby in a north Lexington neighborhood in 2011. But now, they're hoping a reward makes someone come forward with the information they've kept to themselves the last three years. "He was here with me... more »
  • Driver Identified In Fatal Hit-And-Run Involving Motorcycle

    May 15, 2014 4:04 PM

    Charges have been filed against the person officials say was the driver in a hit-and-run crash that killed a motorcyclist in Laurel County last week. Officials say 51-year-old Anthony Raymond was the man behind the wheel of the car that pulled into the path of a motorcycle on US... more »
  • Family Of Hit-And-Run Victim Suing Driver

    April 21, 2014 12:38 PM

    The family of a woman hit and killed in Boyle County last year is suing the driver of that car. The Advocate Messenger reports Anne Duncan's husband, Ron Duncan, has filed suit against Tyler Williams seeking damages for loss of companionship and future earnings. Police say Tyler Williams,... more »
  • Three Indicted In Connection To 2013 Reckless Homicide Case In Lewis County Play Video

    April 15, 2014 11:55 AM

    Two Lewis County men are behind bars and another person has been indicted, accused in the 2013 death of a woman. Court documents reveal John Glispie, 36, and Brian Clark, 26, both of Garrison, were indicted by a grand jury and taken into custody last week in connection to... more »
  • Man Found Guilty In Hit-And-Run Accident Involving Mounted Officer

    April 11, 2014 12:35 PM

    A man accused of a hit-and-run accident that injured a Lexington Police mounted officer and his horse last year was found guilty by a grand jury. William Grimes, 45, was found guilty to amended charges of fourth degree assault, leaving the scene of an accident and failing to render... more »
  • Morgan County Man Indicted In Fatal Hit-And-Run

    December 19, 2013 11:14 AM

    A grand jury has indicted the man accused in a deadly hit-and-run that killed a Morgan County couple in November. T ony Kegley, Junior is facing charges of second degree manslaughter in the death of Liz Thornsberry and her boyfriend, Tony Ross , who were standing on the side... more »
  • Police Release More Details On Car Involved In Hit-And-Run

    November 25, 2013 4:50 PM

    Lexington Police have released a more detailed description of the car involved in a serious hit-and-run this past weekend. Investigators are looking for a dark blue or green Pontiac G-6, between the 2006 and 2009 model years. Witnesses say the driver of that car struck a woman who... more »
  • Woman Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries In Hit-And-Run In Nicholasville Play Video

    November 13, 2013 9:43 PM

    A woman was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after a hit-and-run in Nicholasville Wednesday night. Police say the woman was hit around 8:00 p.m. at Edgewood Drive and Southview by an unknown vehicle that was traveling westbound on Edgewood. They believe the vehicle may be silver because... more »
  • Man Accused In Double Fatal Hit-And-Run Arraigned

    November 8, 2013 5:26 PM

    An arraignment date of November 12 has been set for the Morgan County Driver charged in a deadly hit and run. State Police say a Facebook tip helped lead them to Tony Kegley, Jr. He is accused of running over Elizabeth Thornsbery and Tony Ross last Saturday night... more »
  • Family Wants Answers After Two Killed In Hit-And-Run Play Video

    November 4, 2013 9:11 PM

    The families of two people who were killed in a hit-and-run crash Saturday night in Morgan County are looking for answers. Tony Ross' family says losing Tony and his girlfriend, Liz Thornsberry is extremely difficult as they just buried their father a few months ago, and now these unexpected... more »
  • Police Searching For Suspect In Campbell County Hit And Run

    October 8, 2013 1:35 PM

    Police in northern Kentucky are looking for a driver involved in a deadly hit and run. Police say 37-year-old Lenny Shay was crossing Alexandria Pike in Campbell County Tuesday morning, when he was hit by a car. Police say the driver did not stop. Officers are looking... more »
  • Police Search For Hit And Run Driver In Lexington

    August 7, 2013 10:21 PM

    Police are searching for a driver after a crash in Lexington. Police say just after 9 p.m. Wednesday, a truck ran off the side of New Circle Road, between Old Frankfort Pike and Leestown Road, hitting a pole and crashing into the tree line. The driver ran away.... more »
  • Boyle County Police Have Person Of Interest In Fatal Hit And Run

    July 2, 2013 10:40 AM

    Police say they have a person of interest in a deadly hit and run incident in Boyle County. Officials say Anne Duncan of Michigan was hit and killed while she was walking down Gose Pike Saturday night. The coroner says the 33-year old died of blunt force trauma. ... more »
  • Ohio Fatal Hit-And-Run Suspect Could Be In Kentucky

    June 28, 2013 9:16 PM

    Authorities in Ohio say it's possible a man suspected of causing a double fatal accident could be hiding out in Kentucky. Police say Paul Riggs Junior was driving one of the vehicles involved in the accident that killed a 19-year-old, a pregnant woman and sent a 14-year-old to the... more »
  • No ID For Lexington Hit and Run Victim

    March 24, 2012 2:53 PM

    A passerby found the body of an unidentified adult man just before 5 a.m. Saturday and called police. The body was on the side of the road near Leestown Road and Trade Road in Lexington. Police are calling it a hit-and-run. They were not able to ID the... more »
  • Nicholasville Police Looking For Hit-And-Run Suspects

    December 27, 2011 10:22 AM

    Nicholasville police are looking for the driver and a passenger in a truck that struck an off-duty Jessamine County Sheriff's Office deputy earlier this month. Police say the deputy was traveling along US-27 near Brannon Crossing on Dec. 7 when a vehicle rear-ended him. When deputy got out of... more »
  • Three Fatal Hit-And-Run Accidents In Just Over A Week

    November 14, 2011 5:46 AM

    In just over a week, three people lost their lives in hit-and-run accidents in Lexington. And police continue the search for two of the drivers involved. In the most recent incident, police say a man in his 50s died when a red or maroon pickup truck struck him... more »
  • Police Make Arrest After Hit-And-Run, Chase

    May 20, 2011 9:13 AM

    Lexington police made an arrest after a hit-and-run in the parking lot of a grocery store Friday morning. Police say an officer witnessed a car hitting another vehicle in the parking lot of the Kroger at New Circle and Bryan Station Roads, and gave chase when the car took... more »
  • State Police In Laurel County Search For Hit And Run Driver

    April 25, 2011 3:17 PM

    State Police in Laurel County are searching for a hit and run driver who struck a man who was roller blading over the weekend. The incident happened at about 10 p.m. Saturday on Kentucky 229, about 2.5 miles south of London in Laurel County. Police say the victim, Joshua... more »
  • Man Killed By Hit-And -Run Driver Along I-75 In N. Ky.

    April 8, 2011 6:59 AM

    Police in northern Kentucky are looking for the driver of a vehicle that struck and killed a man changing a tire along I-75 early Friday morning. LEX 18 sister station WLWT in Cincinnati reports that police say the victim was changing a tire on the right shoulder of southbound... more »
  • Driver Arrested After Hit And Run

    March 28, 2011 9:05 AM

    A driver of a car took off after crashing into another vehicle Monday morning. But she didn't get far. Police say the initial accident happened along Athens-Booneboro Road. Nobody was injured. Officers later spotted the car stopped along southbound I-75, near the 97 mile marker. Officers arrested Laura... more »
  • Child On Bike Hit By Car - Driver Leaves Scene

    October 26, 2010 7:10 AM

    The driver left the scene after striking a child on a bike with his car in Lexington Monday evening. Police say the child peddled into the intersection of Prichard Drive and Gilmore Trace, and into the path of a silver Dodge Charger. Witnesses say the driver stopped, checked on... more »
  • Police Make Arrest After Tracking Down Suspect

    October 19, 2010 5:33 AM

    It took them a little while, but Lexington police tracked down a suspect and made the arrest overnight Monday. Police say Andre Houston, 31, was driving a car he had no permission to drive when he hit another vehicle at Short Street and Martin Luther King, and then jumped... more »
  • Carroll County Man Arrested In Hit And Run Death

    September 2, 2010 10:11 AM

    Police have arrested a suspect in a Carroll County hit and run in which a man who had been involved in an earlier non-injury accident was killed while trying to retrieve his vehicle The incident happened on August 25 about 12:30 a.m. on Highway 47 near Ghent. State Police say... more »
  • Corbin Girl Badly Hurt In Hit & Run Released From Hospital

    August 12, 2010 11:57 AM

    A Corbin girl seriously injured in a hit and run last month was released from the hospital Thursday morning. She's not 100 percent yet, but Meghan Roehrich is still impressing her doctors and family by how far she's come since she was hit by a van in front of her... more »
  • Man Allowed To Withdraw Guilty Pleas In Corbin Hit And Run Case

    August 4, 2010 12:16 PM

    The man accused of a hit and run involving a 12-year-old Corbin girl has been allowed to withdraw guilty pleas on some of the charges. At Michael Petrey's arraignment last week he entered a guilty plea to driving without a license or insurance as well as leaving the scene of... more »
  • Lawmaker's Son Gets Parole In Hit & Run Accident

    August 3, 2010 9:35 AM

    LA GRANGE, Ky. (AP) - The son of a western Kentucky lawmaker has won parole after serving more than three years in prison for a deadly hit-and-run accident following a college party. A two-member parole board panel Tuesday approved Harrison Yonts' release after a 20-minute hearing at a medium security... more »
  • Corbin Child In Serious Condition After Hit And Run

    July 27, 2010 5:34 AM

    A Corbin girl was flown to the hospital Monday after witnesses told police the she was trying to cross a road when she was run over by a van that didn't stop. Police say the 12-year-old was crossing Falls Highway Monday around 3 p.m. with a little boy when 43-year-old... more »
  • Man Robbed And Then Run Over By Truck

    July 23, 2010 5:53 AM

    A man was hospitalized after he was robbed and then run over in Lexington Thursday. It happened in the Winburn area off Russell Cave Road. Police say a red truck pulled up to the curb alongside the victim, and the two men inside asked him for change for a ten.... more »
  • Toddler Stable After Being Injured By Hit And Run Driver

    July 15, 2010 3:07 PM

    An 18-month-old Magoffin County child is in stable condition after being airlifted to a West Virginia hospital after being struck by a hit and run driver Wednesday. Kentucky State Police in Pikeville said they received a call of a child that had been struck by a vehicle in Magoffin County.... more »
  • Pedestrian Injured In Hit And Run

    June 25, 2010 5:55 AM

    Lexington police are looking for the driver of a car that hit a pedestrian and then sped off Thursday night. The accident happened around 10:30 p.m. along the 900 block of Winchester Road. EMS transported the victim to the hospital. There's no word on his condition. If you have... more »
  • Woman Charged With DUI After Hit And Run

    May 31, 2010 5:28 AM

    Lexington police arrested a woman shortly after a hit and run early Monday morning. Investigators say Tamara Schafer, 47, was driving a Toyota along Nicholasville Road hit a car at the Rosemont Garden Intersection around 3 a.m. Officers caught up with her shortly thereafter at Clays Mill and Blue Ash.... more »
  • Hit And Run Victim's Wife Speaks

    May 26, 2010 10:13 PM

    Police continue to look for the big rig that hit and killed a man who was pulling his broken down car off the side of I-64 early Wednesday morning, just a mile east of Morehead. His wife, Kineta Luther, lives in Knoxville. She says everything's been taken away from her,... more »
  • Crash In Rowan County Kills Man

    May 26, 2010 7:35 AM

    Police were on the scene of an accident Wednesday morning just east of the 137 mile-maker on Interstate 64 in Rowan County that left at least one person dead. Investigators say the accident is on the westbound side. Traffic is down to one lane. Rowan County coroner John... more »
  • Lexington Police Look For Hit And Run Biker

    April 29, 2010 9:32 PM

    The wreck happened on Old Paris Pike near i-75 around 6-30 this evening. Crews at the scene say the motorcycle hit a van... throwing the bike's passenger onto the road. But police say instead of helping his passenger... the biker drove away. The passenger was taken to the hospital with... more »
  • Police Search For Driver Involved In Hit And Run

    April 23, 2010 5:40 AM

    Lexington police continue to search for the driver of a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run early Friday morning. Police say a woman was walking near South Limestone at Colfax Street when a red Honda Civic hit her. The victim did not want to go to the hospital. At last check,... more »
  • Teen Injured In Weekend Hit & Run Dies

    March 11, 2010 11:38 AM

    OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) - A 13-year-old western Kentucky girl struck by a hit-and-run driver over the weekend has died. The Messenger-Inquirer reports Madalynn Matlock was pronounced dead Wednesday evening at Kosair Children's Hospital in Louisville. She was struck Saturday as she and two other teens walked along Old Kentucky 54.... more »
  • Woman Runs Over Man With Car

    March 7, 2010 9:09 PM

    Frankfort police say a woman faces charges after she ran over a man with her car. And investigators say it was no accident. It happened around 3:30 p.m Sunday on Hiawatha Trail. Police say the original complaint was about a pedestrian who had been hit by a car, but... more »
  • Police Continue Search For Hit And Run Driver

    February 4, 2010 6:08 AM

    Lexington police continue to search for a hit and run driver who injured an elderly woman as she walked down a sidewalk Wednesday morning. The incident happened on Unity Drive off of Red Mile Road. Deborah Wallace, a woman who lives nearby, said that she heard the crash and ran... more »
  • Rowan County Woman Victim Of Hit And Run On I-64

    February 3, 2010 10:04 PM

    Patricia Sims says the white minivan came out of nowhere when it hit her from behind on I-64 in Montgomery County. The accident happened around 1 p.m. Wednesday near the 108 mile marker. Sims says she had pulled over onto the side of the road to let her husband drive.... more »
  • Elderly Woman Slightly Hurt In Lexington Hit & Run

    February 3, 2010 4:19 PM

    Lexington Police are looking for a hit and run driver who injured an elderly woman as she walked down a sidewalk Wednesday morning. The incident happened on Unity Drive off of Red Mile Road. A witness said a man 20's or 30's driving a banged up blue Nissan Sentra car... more »
  • Teen Wanted In Paris Hit & Run Incident Turns Herself In

    January 27, 2010 11:05 AM

    Police in Bourbon County say a 16-year-old girl that they say hit a second grade teacher with a stolen pick-up truck and then took off turned herself in to police Wednesday. The incident happened Monday night near Eighth and Main Streets in Paris. Police say a man called 911 around... more »
  • Woman Arrested After Alleged DUI Hit & Run

    December 25, 2009 11:26 AM

    Lexington Police arrested a woman on suspicion of DUI and hit and run after they say she hit parked SUV in south Lexington early Friday morning. The incident happened at about 1:30 a.m. on Buckhorn Drive near Man O' War Boulevard. Police say Heather Kiefer, 24, had onto the shoulder... more »
  • Life Sentence Recommended For Man In Child Hit & Run Deaths

    December 16, 2009 1:33 PM

    LOUISVILLE (AP) - One day after finding a Louisville man guilty in the 2008 hit-and-run deaths of two young girls, a jury has recommended he serve life in prison. The jury took less than an hour Wednesday to recommend that 27-year-old Kenielle Finch be given two life sentences. Finch was... more »
  • Man Found Guilty In Louisville Hit & Run Deaths

    December 15, 2009 3:33 PM

    (AP) - A jury in Louisville has returned a guilty verdict against the driver in the July 2008 hit-and-run deaths of two young girls. Kenielle Finch was found guilty Tuesday of two counts of murder and several other charges, including assault and fleeing from police. The Courier-Journal reports that the... more »
  • Search Continues For Man Wanted In Hit And Run

    November 16, 2009 9:56 AM

    Lexington Police continue to search for a man wanted in a hit and run accident that left a Tennessee man in a coma.. The incident happened Saturday at about 10 p.m. on Nicholasville Road. Police say Anthony Gibbs, 24, was crossing the eastbound lanes of the road in front of... more »
  • Ky. police search for car owner in hit-and-run

    November 16, 2009 6:25 AM

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) Lexington police are searching for the owner of a car involved in a hit-and-run accident that left a Tennessee man in a coma. The Lexington Herald-Leader reported that a silver Audi was found abandoned on a dead end street and police believe the owner, 23-year-old Hector Alviter-Rivera,... more »
  • Hit And Run Leaves Scooter Rider Dead In Henderson

    November 12, 2009 7:27 AM

    HENDERSON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky State Police say the rider of a scooter has been found dead in western Kentucky and it appears the vehicle was struck from behind by a driver who fled. Troopers said only that a white male was thrown from his scooter Wednesday on U.S. 41A... more »