3 Cooper HS students involved in head-on 2-vehicle Boone Co. cr - Cincinnati News, FOX19-WXIX TV

3 Cooper HS students involved in head-on 2-vehicle Boone Co. crash

Boone County Lt. Chris Hall says a preliminary investigation revealed that a maroon car went left of center and struck a black SUV. ( Photo: FOX19 NOW/Ben Katko) Boone County Lt. Chris Hall says a preliminary investigation revealed that a maroon car went left of center and struck a black SUV. ( Photo: FOX19 NOW/Ben Katko)
BOONE COUNTY, KY (FOX19) - Police are investigating a Boone County two-vehicle head-on crash that left four injured Friday evening in Union.

Officials responded to the crash on Camp Ernst Road at around 5:11 p.m. near Cooper High School on Longbranch Road.

According to the Boone County Sheriff's Office, Paige Brickler, 18, was driving a Toyota Camry when the vehicle went to the right side of the roadway. Brickler over-corrected causing the Camry to strike a vehicle driven by Phillip Hester, 50, head-on. Police said Andrew McMullen was ejected from the vehicle driven by Brickler.

Investigators say McMullen landed 84-feet from the original point of the collision. He was taken to University of Cincinnati Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

Travis Liversgowdy,18, was also in the Camry at the time of the accident. Liversgowdy had to be extricated from the vehicle and was taken to UC Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

Brickler and Hester were taken to an area hospital with non life-threatening.

The high school held a candle light vigil for the students involved Friday night.

As of Sunday evening, Brickler is in stable condition, McMullen and Liversgowdy are still in critical condition.

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