Friday, June 27, 2014

Nicholasville police say six people killed in US 27 crash

A crash on US 27 in Nicholasville has killed six people, and injured four others, according to Nicholasville Police.

Police say the road is closed in both directions, and will remain closed between Edgewood Drive and Shun Pike for several hours.

Police say the driver of a car, which had four passengers, was headed north on US 27, somehow lost control, crossed the median, and hit another car. That car also had five people inside, and was hit head on. Police say one of those cars caught fire.

So far, the coroner had not released the name of any of the victims.