A woman is dead and four are injured following a multi-car wreck Saturday afternoon in Boyle County.
Alisia Woodrum, 39, of Danville, was pronounced dead at the scene. Cynthia Curtis, 41, and Alexius Finely, both of Danville, were taken to the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center in Lexington.
According to state police, the wreck happened around 4:15 p.m. on U.S. 150 when Woodrum, driving westbound in a 1996 Ford Explorer, attempted to pass traffic by crossing a double yellow line. The Explorer struck head-on an eastbuond 2005 Dodge van driven by Curtis. The van then struck an eastbound 1994 Ford Ranger driven by Jarred Westall of Danville. The Ford Ranger then struck a westbound 1998 Jeep operated by Robertson Cox of Lebanon.
Curtis and Finely, a passenger in Curtis’ vehicle, were airlifted to UK. Curtis was in serious condition Sunday night. Finely had been discharged from the hospital, a hospital spokeswoman said.
Cox and a passenger in his vehicle, Nikki Orberson of Danville, were treated at Ephraim McDowell Medical Center in Danville and released. Westall was not injured, according to state police
Unfortunately for Ms. Woodrum and her estate, if she was driving negligently as is claimed by the state police, her estate will be liable for all the injuries and damages suffered by others involved in this wreck.
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