Two people were hospitalized after their car ran off Georgetown Street and into a wooden fence at 2:45 Thursday afternoon.
Police said the car was traveling at high speed when a tractor-trailer attempted to take a left out of the University of Kentucky Agriculture Experiment Station Research Farm onto Georgetown Street. The driver swerved to avoid the tractor-trailer, struck two road signs, and ran into both the rock wall and plank fence at the intersection of Georgetown Street and Kearney Ridge. The 23-year-old driver from Georgetown was partially thrown from the vehicle, while the passenger was tossed about inside the vehicle, police say.
One of the car's occupants was in critical condition, and another was in serious condition, both at University of Kentucky Hospital; police did not provide their names. Neither was wearing seatbelts.