Serious injury crash on Hawk Creek Road - Laurel County

Laurel County, KY - Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Sgt. Larry Parrott investigated a serious injury single vehicle traffic crash which occurred on Hawk Creek Road, approximately 5 miles west of London early Tuesday morning March 15, 2016 at approximately 1:34 AM.

The investigating deputy reports that apparently a blue colored 2007 Hyundai Sonata was traveling northbound on Hawk Creek Road when it rounded a small curve, losing traction on the wet road, causing the vehicle to spin and crossing the roadway to the left side and entered a small ditch, traveled along the ditch line before striking a tree, then spinning around striking a fence and coming to rest.

The driver of the vehicle was trapped in the vehicle and had to be extricated by mechanical means.

The driver was identified as :Amy Hubbard age 37 0f Hawk Creek Road, London – transported by Ambulance Inc. of Laurel County to a nearby landing zone and airlifted by PHI helicopter to UK Med Center in Lexington for treatment of serious injuries.

Assisting at the scene was: Ambulance Inc. of Laurel County, Laurel County Fire department, London Laurel Rescue Squad, PHI helicopter, and T J's Towing.

Photo of crash site provided by Sgt. Larry Parrott.

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