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KSP: 5 children hospitalized after ambulance, car crashes in Pendleton Co.

Posted at 12:08 AM, Feb 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-18 00:08:40-05

PENDLETON COUNTY, Ky. -- Eight people, including five children, were hospitalized after a car crashed into an ambulance, according to a news release from Kentucky State Police.  

Johnnie McCoy, 37, was driving a 2016 Chevrolet Traverse northbound on US-27 when she hit a slick spot, crossed the centerline and crashed into a Pendleton County ambulance traveling southbound, Senior Trooper Charles Loudermilk said. 

Cherie Sullivan, 41, was driving the ambulance. Pendleton County EMS had been responding to a non-emergency situation at the time of the crash. 

The two first responders and McCoy and her five children were transported to multiple hospitals with injuries that vary from minor scraps to concussions and multiple lower body fractures. All of the injured are in stable condition, Loudermilk said. 

The Pendleton County Sheriff's Department, Falmouth Fire Department, Pendleton County EMS, Southern Campbell Fire Department and Alexandria Fire Department assisted Kentucky State Police on the scene.