Local News

March 7, 2013

Five injured in wreck on Ky. 490

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — Five people were seriously injured in a two-car crash on Ky. 490 Saturday afternoon.

The crash happened at approximately 4:13 p.m.

A 1989 Chevy truck, driven by Rodney Simpson, 35, of School Street, East Bernstadt, was on Ky. 1376 preparing to turn onto Ky. 490.

According to Laurel County Sheriff's Deputy Robbie Grimes, Simpson pulled into the path of a Ford Ranger pickup, driven by  Emanuel Gabbard, 30, of Swiss Lane, London.

Both vehicles were severely damaged.

A total of five people were injured, including both drivers and three passengers in Gabbard's vehicle.

Simpson was transported to Saint Joseph London for his injuries.

Emanuel Gabbard, his wife Amanda and his 9-year-old son were taken to Saint Joseph London for treatment of injuries.

Gabbard's 8-year-old daughter was airlifted to the University of Kentucky Medical Center by Air Evac.

Their conditions are unknown at this time.

Assisting at the scene was East Bernstadt Volunteer Fire Department and the London-Laurel County Rescue Squad.

Text Only
Local News
AP Video
'Modern Family' Star on Gay Athletes Coming Out MN Twins Debut Beer Vending Machine DA: Pa. Doctor Fired Back at Hospital Gunman Raw: Iowa Police Dash Cam Shows Wild Chase Obama Seeks Limits on US Company Mergers Abroad Large Family to Share NJ Lottery Winnings U.S. Flights to Israel Resume After Ban Lifted Official: Air Algerie Flight 'probably Crashed' TSA Administrator on Politics and Flight Bans Raw: National Guard Helps Battle WA Wildfires Raw: Ukraine's Donetsk Residents Flee Senators Push to End Hamas Threat in Cease-Fire A Young Victim's Premonition, Hug Before MH17 Raw: Deadly Storm Hits Virginia Campground Death Penalty Expert: 'This is a Turning Point' Raw: MH17 Victim's Bodies Arrive in Netherlands Raw: Families Travel to Taiwan Plane Crash Site Arizona Execution Takes Almost Two Hours Crash Kills Teen Pilot Seeking World Record
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide

Now that school is out, what are your family’s summer vacation plans?

A. No major plans. We will probably hang out around Laurel County.
B. Going to the beach!
C. Kentucky has a lot of wonderful state parks, and we plan to visit a few and enjoy quality family time.
     View Results