The Lexington Police Department Collision Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal collision.
Around 12.23 p.m., June 5, 2021, officers responded to Northbound Interstate 75 at the 104 mile marker for a vehicle traveling the wrong direction. Division of Enhanced 911 had received a call indicating that a dark passenger car had entered the interstate traveling the wrong direction. Before officers could locate the vehicle, an update was provided that a head-on collision had occurred.
Upon arrival officers located the dark passenger car operated by a 38-year-old female who was deceased. The dark passenger car had struck a white passenger car head-on. A deceased child was located in the front passenger seat of the white car. An additional three children and the 30-year-old driver of the white passenger car were transported to a local hospital where they succumbed to their injuries.
The Fayette County Coroner’s Office has not released the names of the involved individuals.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Lexington Police Special Operations (Collision Reconstruction Unit) at (859) 258-3663.