One driver hurt after vehicle hydroplanes, crashes

One driver hurt after vehicle hydroplanes, crashes
Blandville Rd. was closed in both directions for approximately one hour to facilitate the investigation, vehicle removal and scene clean-up. (Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Office)

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (KFVS) - Early morning rain likely played a roll in a two-vehicle crash in McCracken County, Kentucky on Wednesday, May 22.

According to the McCracken County Sheriff’s Office, a Ford Explorer travelling West on Blandville Rd. hydroplaned into the eastbound lane and hit a Chevrolet Tahoe.

The driver of the Tahoe, 48-year-old David Lee of Cunningham, Ky., received non-incapacitating injuries. An ambulance transported Lee to an area hospital for treatment.

The driver of the Explorer, 57-year-old Steven Giles of Marion, Ky., was reportedly not hurt in the crash.

Blandville Rd. was closed in both directions for approximately one hour for investigators, vehicle removal and clean-up.

Mercy Regional Ambulance, Concord Fire Department and Stinnett’s Towing assisted at the scene.

Copyright 2019 KFVS. All rights reserved.