Woman and four children were killed in a wrong-way driver crash onto a Kentucky interstate Saturday afternoon, officials said.
The driver of the vehicle that was traveling the wrong way also died after crashing head-on into the household’s automobile, the Lexington Police Department said in a news release.
Officers responding to a call about a dark colored”vehicle traveling the wrong direction” on northbound Interstate 75 found the fatal crash, according to the release.
The crash occurred around mile marker 104, about 9 miles north of downtown Lexington.
Nine-year-old Karmen Greene, of Owenton, Kentucky was declared dead at the scene by the Fayette County Coroner’s Office. She had been riding in the passenger side of the family’s automobile, the release said.
The wrong way driver, identified as Jamaica Natasha Caudill, 38, of Madison County, was announced dead at the scene by the coroner’s office.