Police News for Sept. 5

September 05, 2004

One hurt in Casey accident

One man was injured on Ky. 70 about eight miles east of Yosemite Friday when an approaching car attempted to pass another vehicle and struck his, Kentucky State Police said.

Lewis Foster, 57, of Bethelridge, was traveling west on Ky. 70 at 2:49 p.m. when Steven Brown, 39, of Yosemite, attempted to pass another vehicle while both were eastbound. Brown's vehicle struck Foster's vehicle in the attempt.

Foster was not wearing a seat belt and was transported to Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, police said.

Brown was wearing a seat belt and not injured. Two passengers in Brown's vehicle also were not injured.

Six injured in Burgin Road crash

Six people were injured in a three-car pile Wednesday on Burgin Road, Danville police said.

According to a police report, a car driven by Michael T. Salvia, 20, of Harrodsburg, was waiting to turn left from Burgin Road on to Old Shakertown Road when his vehicle was struck in the rear by a car driven by Earl L. Kleckner, 80, of Danville. Salvia's car was knocked into the other lane and crashed into a vehicle driven by Dana Lamb, 34, of Lancaster. Lamb's vehicle then hit a utility pole, police said.


Salvia, Kleckner and Lamb were all taken to Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Salvia's passenger, Rebecca Roach, 23, of Danville, and Stephanie Lamb, three days old, and Danielle Wilson, 6, both of Lancaster, were also taken to the hospital for treatment, police said.

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