Four injured in Independence car accident

INDEPENDENCE, KY (FOX19) - One man had to be airlifted to the hospital after an accident in Independence that injured four.

The accident involved two vehicles and happened at around 2 p.m. near the intersection of KY 17 and Centennial Blvd.

According to police, the accident happened when the driver of one car, carrying two other passengers, pulled ahead of traffic. Another car then ran into it.

The driver of the car that pulled into traffic was pinned between his steering wheel and the side of the vehicle. He was taken to the hospital by AirCare due to the nature of his injuries, but the extent of his injuries were determined to be non-life threatening.

The other three people were taken by ambulance to the hospital, also with non-life threatening injuries.

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