The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a vehicle crash that sent five area residents to two hospitals.

Sheriff’s units responded to a report of an injury accident at the intersection of North U.S. 27 and Ky. 70 in Eubank at approximately 4:08 p.m. yesterday.

Investigators learned that Scotty Wright, 17, of Science Hill, was traveling westbound on Ky. 70 attempting to cross U.S. 27 when he pulled into the path of a northbound vehicle driven by William Hubble, 29, of Stanford.

Hubble, who was driving a 2002 Chevrolet Blazer, struck Wright’s vehicle, a 1996 Ford Contour, in the driver’s side door. Both vehicles left the roadway and came to rest at the northwest side of the intersection.

Wright was extricated from his vehicle by the Somerset Pulaski County Rescue Squad and was flown from the scene by LifeNet to the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington.

Sherry Chumbley, 45, of Eubank, a passenger in Wright’s vehicle, was taken to Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in a private vehicle, according to information from the sheriff’s department.

Hubble and his two passengers, Miranda Hubble, 25, and Allison Hubble, 2, also from Stanford, were treated at the scene and transported to Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital by the Somerset Fire/EMS Depart-ment.

The sheriff’s department said all adults involved in the collision were wearing seat belts, and the child was properly restrained.

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