Several Injured In Early Morning Accident

An Eastern Kentucky teen is recovering at a Lexington hospital after an early morning accident.

It happened Friday morning on Kentucky 38 near Coxton in Harlan County.

Kentucky State Police say 26 year old Phillip Osborne was driving under the influence when he crossed the center line and hit another car. The driver of the car, Connie Peace, and the passenger, 16 year old Dustin Middleton, were injured in the crash. Middleton was flown to the UK Medical Center where he is in critical condition. Osborne and Peace were both admitted to the Harlan ARH with multiple injuries.

A passenger in Osborne's car received only minor injuries.

Osborne also faces two assault charges.


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