Man Sustains Injuries in Crash Involving Deputies
PADUKAH, KY – According to an online news report at wsiltv.com, a man from Tennessee is currently being treated for injuries that he sustained after he was struck by a McCracken County Sheriff’s deputy. *
The accident occurred at the time when the deputy was escorting an emergency vehicle on Lone Oak Road close to Highland Boulevard in Padukah earlier this week. The deputy asserts that as he was escorting an ambulance, he saw that there was busy traffic ahead of him. As he attempted to turn into another lane, he hit into the rear of a 2004 Buick Ranier driven by a male.
The deputy notes that his patrol car started to spin, which caused him to hit a curb and run off of the road. When he tried to correct the vehicle, it slammed into the side of a 2000 Dodge Ram pickup truck that was driven by a male.
The deputy did not sustain any injuries in the accident. One of the drivers of the other vehicles was taken to a local hospital where he is being treated for his injuries. His current status is unknown at this time. There are no further details on the accident. The incident remains under investigation.
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