Fayette County emergency management official is hurt in two-vehicle crash

April 8, 2014 

The longtime manager of the Fayette County Emergency Management department is being treated at a local hospital after a two-vehicle accident Tuesday morning.

According to WKYT-TV, the Herald-Leader's television partner, Fayette County Emergency Management Director Pat Dugger was taken to the hospital and treated for injuries after her county sport utility vehicle collided with a blue SUV, causing Dugger's vehicle to flip on its top.

The television station reported that a woman and a child were in the second vehicle. The two were taken to the hospital to be treated for injuries. Their names have not yet been released.

Lexington police said none of the injuries was life-threatening.

Dugger was listed in fair condition at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital.

Police said that one SUV ran a red light at the intersection of North Upper and West Fourth Street, causing the collision.

Police are investigating to determine which vehicle was at fault.

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