LIBERTY - Five people were injured Sunday and today in traffic accidents on the snow- and ice-covered highways. One person was taken to a Lexington hospital.
Two people were injured Sunday in a three-vehicle crash on U.S. 127 North, according to Casey Sheriff Jerry Coffman.
Hoa Nguyen, 600 W. Walnut St., Danville, and Glen Curtis Eilender, Cookville, Tenn., were treated for injuries at Casey County Hospital. Eilender was transported to the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.
Nguyen was a passenger in a 1996 Ford, driven by Diep Hoang, 22, of 600 W. Walnut St., when his vehicle was headed south, dropped off the road on the right side, crossed into the left lane and struck a 2000 Acura driven by Maurice A. Wilson, 52, 644 Seminole Trail, Danville. On impact, the Hoang vehicle went into a spin and struck the Eilender Toyota pickup.
In another wreck, Lois Buis of Barbourville was hurt Sunday when her car ran off the South Ky. 837, according to Deputy Sheriff Dennis Allen. Her car went out of control in a curve, went down an embankment, and struck a tree.