Young Boy Critically Injured In Lexington Crash

Wet weather may have played a role in a serous crash Friday night near Hamburg in Lexington.
An SUV and a car collided at Man O' War and Maple Leaf Drive.
Police say the driver of the Bronco was heading west on Man O' War, when another car heading the other direction tried to make a left onto Mapleleaf drive.
The SUV t-boned the car.
Four people inside the car where hurt, including a four year-old child with critical head injuries.
The crash shutdown Man O'War for more than two hours. At one point traffic was backed up all the way to the interstate.

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  • by Disabled Location: Formerly of KY on Jul 30, 2007 at 04:52 PM
    Thank you Kris for the update. Our prayers are with the children and family. Even though I don't know them my, heart hurts for them as any true parent will.
  • by gail Location: winchester on Jul 30, 2007 at 06:32 AM
    May the good Lord continue to bless your family and that he will send a special angle down to watch over and protect the two youngest children and sustain them through their time of need and help speed their recovery. My heart goes out to you and so do my prayers.
  • by CONNIE Location: FRANKFORT on Jul 30, 2007 at 05:50 AM
    Our prayers are with you and your family. We will continue to pray for a complete recovery for this child.
  • by kris Location: lexington on Jul 29, 2007 at 11:29 PM
    I am the brother of the driver and the uncle of the three children. The driver and the oldest child were treated and realeased .The middle child had three operations to rebuild his arm and is in good condition. The youngest child remains in icu the outcome unknown. Ages of the children 12,11 and 4 years old. Any other questions please contact via email respect the family and let them deal with this in peace please no contact at hospital.
  • by sierra Location: nicholasville on Jul 28, 2007 at 11:27 AM
    This is so sad, and it happens way too often. Too many drivers aren't paying attention, they don't yield the right of way, run red lights, etc. Every morning I watch people run red lights on Nicholasvillle Rd. Just this past Thursday a lady almost ran me off the road on my way home from work. She was talking on her cell phone and swerved into my lane. This morning at the intersection of Nicholasville Rd. and Reynolds Rd. there was a car in the intersection after the light had changed. These idiots think they're beating the clock but they're just endangering the lives of innocent people. I hope this child makes a full recovery, but too often they don't. As a state we need to require all drivers to retake their road test periodicaally and we need more traffic officers patrolling our roadways. Of course we also need to pay these officers a better wage than what is currently offered. Only then will we stop losing so many lives in preventable accidents.
  • by Disabled Location: Formerly of KY on Jul 28, 2007 at 01:22 AM
    I don't know what caused the wreck but it doesn't matter now. It's done the damage and we need to pray for everyone especially the 4 yr. old. I'm sure his family is devasated.


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