PINE KNOTT, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky State Police say 3 people suffered serious injuries after a crash in McCreary Co. on Sunday.
Officers say it happened around 7:00 p.m. on KY 92 near the Holly Hill community of McCreary Co. According to troopers, a man traveling east lost control of his vehicle, causing him to run off the road, and into a tree.
The driver, along with two passengers, were airlifted from the scene and taken to the University of Tennessee Hospital in critical condition.
KY 92 was shut down for nearly 6 hours while officers investigated the crash and clean-up crews removed debris from the roadway.
Investigators say no one in the car was wearing seat belts. Officers don’t know yet if drugs or alcohol were involved.