Crash Sends Three People To The Hospital

A crash Friday afternoon in Pike County sent three people to the hospital and shut down U.S. 119 in Belfry for hours.

State police say a woman's car crossed the median and hit an SUV and then slammed into a truck.

The truck's fuel tank ruptured, spilling diesel on the highway.

Firefighters say the woman in the car was not wearing a seat belt and has severe injuries.

Two people in the SUV also went to the hospital.

Firefighters say the diesel froze on the road, so it took a few hours to clean it up.

State police do not know if weather played a role and are still investigating.


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  • by foojie Location: meat house on Dec 31, 2008 at 09:43 PM
    at air was my sister in law. she's ight oh...
  • by Brenda Location: NC on Dec 30, 2008 at 05:25 PM
    I was just wondering if there was any news about the people involved in this accident. I sure hope they are doing ok. Does anyone know who hey were?
  • by Anonymous on Dec 14, 2008 at 02:26 PM
    Wow, no one died? That is a miracle and a change of pace(meaning no death this time around)!
  • by agnes Location: lexington on Dec 13, 2008 at 12:48 PM
    my prayers re with all the people injured in this tragic accident. i pray they will all recover my God strenghten their families at this time
  • by Anonymous Location: Belfry, KY on Dec 13, 2008 at 08:40 AM
    Any word on the names of the people involved or on their conditions?
  • by Jennifer Smith Location: Georgetown, ky on Dec 12, 2008 at 07:27 PM
    That was my cousin that was in the crash.
  • by Anonymous Location: Pike County on Dec 12, 2008 at 06:36 PM
    I was caught in traffic in this one. It was well over 3 hours in the clean up and WAS a terrible accident....

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