In Feb. 26 Issue
A wreck Wednesday afternoon on the Cumberland Parkway interchange injured five people, with two being flown to the UK Medical Center in Lexington, according to the Russell Springs Police Dept.
At 12:36 p.m., Brittany Hoover, 21, of Jamestown, was merging onto the westbound lane in a 1999 Suzuki when she traveled into the path of a 2008 Mercedes being driven by Vasilios Dolintis, 49, of Knoxville, according to police.
Hoover, Dolintis, Leonidas Kopoulos, 55, Marcia Kopoulos, 59, and Tanagiotis Kopoulos, 29, all were taken to RCH with Leonidas and Marcia later being flown to UK.
The remaining three were treated and released from the local hospital following treatment.
A passenger in Hoover’s car, 21-year-old Marcus Tucker of Russell Springs, declined medical treatment, according to the police report.
RSPD Officer Nathan Bradshaw was the investigating officer in the incident.