A Harlan man is facing several charges after his car collided with a vehicle carrying five juveniles Tuesday night.
James Denver Gross, 34, is charged with DUI, driving on a suspended license, having no insurance, failure to wear a seatbelt and other traffic-related charges. Additional charges against him also are pending, according to the Harlan state police post.
The crash happened about 9 p.m. Tuesday on Ky. 72, state police said.
Gross was traveling west in his 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier when he lost control, crossed the centerline and collided with a 2000 Pontiac Grand Am driven by a 17-year from the Gulston community in Harlan County, troopers said.
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Gross was pinned inside his vehicle until being freed by members of the Harlan County Rescue Squad, police said.
He and five juveniles from the other car were taken to the Harlan Appalachian Regional Hospital, where Goss was admitted with unspecified injuries, according to a press release.
The juveniles, who were wearing seatbelts, were expected to be released, state police said.
An investigation into the wreck is continuing.