Numerous traffic crashes - Sheriff Root surges drivers to exercise caution

Laurel County, Ky. - Sheriff John Root is reporting that Deputy Jamie Grimes is investigating a single vehicle non-injury traffic crash which occurred on Ky 1189 near Ky 229 on Friday afternoon September 25, 2015 at approximately 2:30 PM.

The investigating deputy reports that apparently a vehicle traveling on Ky 1189 lost control on the rain slick highway, traveling off the road, struck a tree and overturned in a front yard of a residence there.

The driver of the vehicle was identified as Seth Wilder age 25 of Sasser School Rd., London – not injured.

Assisting at the scene was Campground Volunteer Fire Department.

Photo of crash provided by Deputy Jamie Grimes.

Sheriff John Root is reporting that numerous traffic crashes-both injury and non-injury- have been occurring all afternoon and evening in Laurel County, and he urges drivers to exercise caution the remainder of the evening due to the forecast of continuing rainfall.


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