Nearly 30 accidents happened in Laurel County Thursday

Laurel County, Ky - Nearly 30 car accidents have happened throughout the day today in Laurel County.

Officials at the Laurel County Sheriff's Office say 11 of the 29 accidents were serious injury crashes. They happened all over the county including Kentucky 490 and Kentucky 192.

A car flipped near a creek and the driver was flown to the hospital in one of the crashes on Kentucky 472.

Police say rain and slick roads were the main factors. They say the best safety tips are to slow down if the roads are wet and always buckle your seat belt.

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