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Two-Vehicle Collision on HWY 62 East near Nelson Creek 

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (12/17/2014) – On Wednesday, Dec. 17, at approximately 1:15 PM, several local first responders were dispatched to the scene of a reported two-vehicle collision on HWY 62 East at the Parkway Mine entrance.

Reporters spoke with Muhlenberg County Sheriff’s office officials on the scene. Officials stated that a small red truck (names unreleased at this time) was traveling westbound heading towards Central City. The driver told officials that she rounded a curve and came upon another vehicle traveling at a slower speed in the same lane. The driver hit her brakes and went into the eastbound lane in an attempt to avoid colliding with the rear of the other vehicle.

At the same time, a white pickup truck was traveling eastbound. When the driver of the red truck entered the opposite lane, both vehicles collided.

Officials stated that the injuries did not appear to be life-threatening.

The accident was worked by the Muhlenberg County Sheriff’s Office, the Central City Police Department, EMS, and the Nelson Creek Fire Department, assisted by the Central City Fire Department.

J.L. Graham
KenCo News