UPDATE: Three Hurt in Dirt Bike, Pedestrian Accident; Charges Possible

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE 7/18/14 @ 12 p.m.
LEWIS COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) – Criminal charges could be filed against the teen-age operator of an off-road motorcycle that hit a pedestrian along Ky. 10 in Lewis County.

The accident happened west of Garrison just after 10p.m. Thursday night and sent three people to the hospital.

Sheriff Johnny Bivens says the 17-year-old was driving on the shoulder of the highway when he hit 18-year-old Allen Howard.

The Sheriff says the 17-year-old and his passenger, Austin Kiser, 18, of Minford, were both ejected when they hit Howard.

Bivens says the 17-year-old and Howard suffered critical injuries and were airlifted to a Huntington Hospital. There is no word at this time on their conditions.

Kiser was taken by ambulance to a Portsmouth, Ohio hospital. There is also no word on his condition.

The accident remains under investigation.

ORIGINAL STORY 7/18/14 @ 8:14 a.m.
LEWIS COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) -- Three people were seriously hurt in a crash between a dirt bike and a pedestrian in Lewis County, Ky. Thursday night.

It happened on Ky.10 in the Garrison area just after 10 p.m.

Dispatchers tells WSAZ.com that two of the people were airlifted to a Huntington Hospital. The other person was taken to a hospital in Portsmouth.

The names of those hurt, and more details on the accident are expected to be released later Friday.

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