Thursday, April 23, 2015

Traffic Crash Snarls Traffic on U.S. 23 in Floyd County

A Olive Hill, Kentucky woman suffered multiple injuries in a two-car crash that happened Wednesday evening, closing U.S. 23 for hours in the Prestonsburg area, that according to the Prestonsburg Police Department.

47 year old Carla Kiser was flown to a hospital in the region for multiple injuries. She was not wearing a seat belt, police say.

She was driving a Hyundai car that turned in front of a Chevrolet Corvette driven by a 31-year-old man from Pilgrim, Kentucky who was not identified in the press release. That man suffered minor injuries; he was wearing a seat belt at the time.

Police say the Corvette was headed north on U.S. 23 when the crash happened.

Charges are pending in the crash, police say.

The roadway was closed for hours as police investigated the crash and the scene was cleared.