LANCASTER, Ky. (WKYT) – A car possibly speeding goes out of control and crashes into two more and catches on fire, blocking a busy Lancaster Road for hours, according to police.
The accident happened just before 6:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of Lexington Street, which also is Highway 27 in the heart of Lancaster.
Police say a car heading south on U.S. 27 at a high speed, crossed the center line and hit a northbound pick-up truck head on and then hit another vehicle. Police say the drivers of all the vehicles were taken to hospitals.
The southbound car caught fire. That driver was taken to UK Medical Center, police said.
The other two were taken to Ephraim McDowell Medical Center in Danville.
A witness, Brandon McGlone, posted on Facebook that two police officers pulled the driver from the burning car.