A Williamson Kentucky car crash sent five people to the hospital on Monday, February 4, 2013. The crash allegedly occurred when a red Chevrolet pickup truck with two juveniles was traveling northbound on U.S. 119, and a beige Chevrolet Malibu with three occupants was exiting Appalachian Plaza, attempting to turn southbound on U.S. 119.
A Deputy with the Pike County Sheriff’s Department has told the media that the driver of the Malibu allegedly did not see the pickup truck and that a collision occurred. The two drivers and three occupants of the vehicles were all taken to Appalachian Regional Hospital in South Williamson, KY. The Kentucky State Police report having no word on the conditions of any of the five accident victims but do state that they believe the victims’ injuries to be non-life threatening.
The Belfry Volunteer Fire Department also responded to this crash with two trucks and 14 firefighters. The Fire Chief also says he has no specific word on the injuries of the victims but, based on the accident investigation, is concerned that the passenger of the pickup truck may have suffered a head injury.
The accident remained under investigation in the days following the crash. Reports indicate that the debris from the crash was found as far away as 20 feet from the vehicles. Traffic was diverted from the road for about 90 minutes as the police conducted their initial accident investigation.
Our Louisville auto accident attorneys extend their best wishes for full and fast recoveries to each of the five victims injured in this Williamson motor vehicle accident.