KENTON COUNTY, KY (FOX19) - One person is dead, another injured after Air Care was called to an accident on Interstate 75 in Kenton County Sunday
Kenton County Dispatch say the accident happened on the northbound side of I-75 at the 166 mile marker near Crittenden just before 5 p.m.
Police say after an investigation it was determined that a 2006 Buick was traveling northbound on I-75 when it lost control. The vehicle then slid in and out of the right hand lane of travel before the driver lost complete control. The vehicle continued to slide out of control and exited the interstate on the east side and the vehicle slide down an embankment and hit a tree, severely damaging the driver side.
Officials say William Peacher, 75, of Hamilton was mechanically extricated from the vehicle after Air Care responded and attended to his injuries. He died from his injuries and was pronounced dead by the flight doctor from AirCare.
According to police, Peacher's passenger, Judith Peacher, 75, of Hamilton suffered incapacitating injuries and was transported by ground to UC Medical Center where she is being treated.
Earlier Sunday, AirCare was called at around 11:22 a.m. for a single vehicle accident near mile marker 167 on northbound I-75. One more mile the accident Sunday night.
Kenton County Police say that Archie Coldiron, 88, of Crittenden, was driving his 1999 Dodge Ram 250 4x4 pickup truck northbound on I-75, when the truck exited the roadway on the east side, traveled off the road and impacted a deep drainage culvert.
According to police, the truck was then redirected ninety degrees, and continued traveling east down embankment, striking a tree.
AirCare transported Coldiron to UC Medical center with serious injuries. Police say Coldiron is in serious but stable condition.
Both accidents remain under investigation by the Kenton County Police Department.