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Two-Vehicle Collision Sends Four to Hospital
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 6:49 PM
A two-vehicle collision Tuesday afternoon injured four people. The McCracken County Sheriff's Department responded about 2:15 pm to the intersection of Highland Church Road and Lovelaceville Road. Their investigation at the scene determined that 77-year-old Mary Buchanan of Paducah was southbound on Highland Church Road when she came to the stop sign, but witnesses say she failed to ...
Falling Gas Prices Hit $1.70s in Paducah
Monday, November 23, 2015 7:50 AM
Gas can now be found in the $1.70s in Paducah and Mayfield, and prices are expected to keep falling as we head toward Thanksgiving. Average retail gasoline prices in Kentucky fell 16 cents in the past week, averaging $1.91 a gallon Monday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,623 gas outlets in Kentucky. This compares with $2.06 a gallon for the national average. Paducah had ...
KSP Focused on Holiday Traffic Enforcement
Sunday, November 22, 2015 10:51 AM
Kentucky State Police say they are targeting drivers who are aggressive, impaired and distracted in the upcoming holiday season in an effort to save lives and reduce injury-related crashes. Director of Operations Lt. Col. Michael Crawford said in a statement that every region will have a different enforcement plan that may include more visible enforcement, especially in crash-prone areas; more ...
One Hurt in Single-Vehicle Crash on I-24
Sunday, November 22, 2015 7:55 AM
A Massachusetts man was hurt Saturday night in a crash on I-24. At around 8:00 pm Saturday, McCracken County Sheriff's deputies responded to a single-vehicle injury crash on I-24 near the 15-mile marker. Deputies said 24-year-old George Katsaros of Haverhill, MA was traveling east when he saw a deer walking into the road. Katsaros told deputies he tried to swerve ...
Thanksgiving Holiday Prompts Reminder to Buckle Up
Friday, November 20, 2015 1:16 PM
Thanksgiving is the busiest travel holiday of the year, putting more people on the road and increasing the likelihood of crashes. The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety is reminding motorists to buckle up, and is putting a special emphasis on those traveling in pickup trucks. “The best chance for surviving a crash is to wear your seat belt,” said Kentucky Transportation ...
Ledbetter Woman Injured in Single-Vehicle Crash
Thursday, November 19, 2015 9:15 PM
A Ledbetter woman was hurt Thursday in a single vehicle crash on US 62. Shortly before 2:00 pm Thursday, deputies were dispatched to an injury crash at the intersection of the new Ledbetter Bridge and US 62. Police said 31-year-old Tania Hopkins, of Ledbetter was driving south, attempting to make a right turn onto US 62 westbound. Hopkins told police she was unable to place her shifter into ...
Olivet Church Rd. Closed for Rail Crossing Work
Monday, November 16, 2015 12:56 AM
Work on the Paducah & Louisville Railway crossing on Olivet Church Road will require the road to be closed for at least a week, beginning Monday, November 16 at 7 am. The closure is just north of the rear entrance to Kentucky Oaks Mall, between Commerce Drive and James Sanders Boulevard, and will allow P&L and Jim Smith Contracting to reconstruct and improve the existing railway ...
Lane Restriction on Eggners Ferry Bridge Today
Sunday, November 15, 2015 10:27 PM
A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to restrict traffic to one lane on the Eggners Ferry Bridge at Aurora on Monday. The bridge will be restricted to one lane starting at approximately 10:00 a.m., Monday, to facilitate the pouring of concrete for a pier cap on the new bridge. This lane restriction is expected to be in place for about 10 hours If all goes at planned ...
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