Winchester Road reopened; wreck near Walnut Grove injures four

Winchester Road near Walnut Grove Lane has reopened after a crash Saturday that sent four people to the hospital — two of them with life-threatening injuries.

Two passenger cars collided nearly head-on at about 2:30 p.m. near the intersection of Winchester and Walnut Grove, said Lt. Chris Young of the Lexington police. Winchester Road remained closed until around 7:30 p.m.

Young said the cause of the crash would not be released Saturday.

The four people, whose names were not released, were taken to University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital.

There were seven people in the two cars, but Young said he did not believe any of them were children.

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