Danville woman injured in two-vehicle wreck Thursday

Published 4:39 pm Thursday, February 13, 2020

A Danville woman was injured in a two-vehicle wreck on the South Danville Bypass Thursday afternoon.

Danville police and fire forces and Boyle County EMS personnel assisted at the scene of the wreck. According to a news release from the police department, Lori Webb, 50, of Danville was traveling east on the bypass in a 2010 Toyota Tacoma and attempting to turn left onto Denmark Drive — near Tractor Supply and a Five Star gas station.

While Webb was in the process of turning left, her vehicle collided with a 2019 Nissan Altima, driven by Cari Farthing, 45, of Harrodsburg, who was traveling west on the bypass, according to police.

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Webb was treated at the scene by EMS personnel, then taken by ambulance to Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center for further treatment. Police had no further information available about the extent of Webb’s injuries.

Danville Police Officer Cody Crawford is the investigating officer.


Wreck diverts U.S. 127 traffic for an hour Wednesday

A two-vehicle crash Wednesday morning on U.S 127 North caused traffic to be diverted through Lannock Place for more than an hour.

According to Danville Police, at 7:15 a.m., Laura Kintz, 71, of Danville was driving a 2015 Ford Explorer and had stopped at the stop sign on Lannock Place.

Witnesses told police Kintz pulled out onto the bypass in front of Zachary Record, 36, of Danville who was driving a 2019 Jeep Wrangler who was traveling north on the bypass.

According to police, “the collision caused both vehicles to spin, leaving the Jeep facing south in the center median and the Explorer facing east on the highway.”

Kintz was treated on the scene and was taken to Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. The extent of her injuries were not known.

Record was also treated at the scene and declined to be taken to the hospital.

Officer Casey Whittle is the primary investigating officer. Danville City Fire and Boyle County EMS also responded to the scene.