Seven-year-old airlifted after bicycle-pickup collision in Laurel County


Laurel County, KY - Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Deputy Brandon Broughton investigated a traffic crash which involved a pickup truck and a bicycle which occurred on Monday afternoon March 21, 2016.

The investigating deputy reports that apparently a seven-year-old boy who lives on East Pittsburgh Church Road approximately 1 mile north of London rode his bicycle out of his driveway into the roadway in front of the path of a 95 Nissan pickup driven by Randall Wyatt age 36 of East Bernstadt.

The pickup truck was unable to avoid collision, and the bicycle driver was ejected.

The seven-year-old boy was airlifted by PHI helicopter to UK Med Center for treatment of head injuries.

Assisting at the scene of the crash was Ambulance Inc. of Laurel County and East Bernstadt Volunteer Fire Department.

Photo of crash site provided by Deputy Brandon Broughton.

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