2 teens injured after hit by vehicle in McCracken County


MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (KBSI) – Two teenagers were injured after they were struck by a vehicle on Wednesday, Sept. 28 in McCracken County.

It happened about 7:16 p.m. Paducah 911 received a 911 call regarding a vehicle striking two people in the 5100 block of Old Mayfield Road.

Deputies with the McCracken County Sheriff’s Office and the Hendron Fire Department responded to the area and found two females with severe injuries.

The driver of the vehicle that struck the two had immediately stopped near the intersection of Old Mayfield Road and Rosewood Drive.

The 15 and a 17-year-old were both transported to local hospitals by Mercy Regional Ambulance Service.

One of the teens was later flown to an out-of-state hospital for treatment.

The preliminary investigation showed that the driver of the vehicle was traveling north on Old Mayfield Road and struck the two teens in the road.

A collision reconstruction team began an investigation.

The MCSO was assisted by Hendron Fire Department, Mercy Regional EMS, and McCracken County DES.

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