Central City, KY (February 10, 2024) – A collision involving a garbage truck and a pickup truck injured at least one person in Muhlenberg County on Friday afternoon. The crash, described as severe by Central City Police Chief Jason Lindsey, occurred on the Eastern Kentucky Parkway, closing both eastbound lanes around 1 p.m.
One victim was airlifted to the hospital, with the extent of their injuries still unknown. While one eastbound lane has since reopened, authorities anticipated the full reopening of the road by 3 p.m. The investigation into the cause of the accident is ongoing.