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Motorcyclist Injured In Laurel Co. Crash

Posted at 6:41 PM, Sep 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-03 18:41:19-04

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18)– A man was flown to UK after a crash on Rooks Branch Road Monday.

The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office said that the crash happened around 6:40 a.m.

Deputies say that apparently the motorcycle traveling northbound on Rooks Branch Road collided with a Saturn Ion.

The driver of the motorcycle was identified as 36-year-old Richard Cox, of Keavy. He was airlifted to UK with serious injuries.

The driver of the Saturn Ion was identified as 28-year-old Jesse Curry, of Corbin. He was not injured.