Two-vehicle crash on Tates Creek seriously injures driver
JESSAMINE COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – One person was seriously injured Tuesday afternoon in a two-car crash that may have been caused when one of the drivers had a medical issue.
According to the Jessamine County Sheriff’s Department, just before 2 p.m. Tuesday, an elderly man driving outbound on Tates Creek just across the Jessamine County line from Fayette County, suffered some kind of medical emergency behind the wheel.
His truck collided with a car turning onto Tates Creek near Bel Mar Drive.
The elderly man’s vehicle ended up on its side in a ditch.
The man had to be cut-out of his vehicle by the fire department.
He was rushed to UK Hospital.
The road was closed for about two hours.