Three injured in overnight accident

Two teens are fighting for their lives after a violent overnight crash.

This all happened around 2:30 this morning on North Cleveland Road in Lexington.

Police say the 16-year old driver slammed into a tree.

The impact was so hard that it ejected all three people inside.

Victor Puente reports.

Police say 16 year old Kimberly Jager was driving when she lost control of her vehicle.

Jager and her passengers William Jacobs and Zacharay Owens were thrown from the vehicle.

Jager and Owens were taken to the hospital.

They're listed in critical condition.

Jacobs was also taken to UK but was only reporting neck pain.

He's listed in serious condition.

Jager is a student at Henry Clay High School.

Counselor are available for students there today.

Jacobs and Ownns are both 18 and both graduated from Bryan Station High school earlier this year.

Drugs and alcohol are not suspected at this time.
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Lexington Police say two people injured in an early Tuesday morning crash are in critical condition.

A third person suffered minor injuries in the accident along North Cleveland Road, near Briar Hill.

Police say the Kia Rio ran off the road, hit a tree then caught fire.

At least two of the occupants were thrown from the vehicle.

The driver has been identified as Kimberly Jager, 16, of Lexington.

Investigators believe wet roads played a role in the crash as the driver failed to negotiate a curve.

The names of the passengers haven't been released.


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