Three injured in two-vehicle crash on US 68

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By The Staff

Three people were injured Wednesday in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 68.

According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, David Sandusky, 41, of 3200 St. Rose Road in Lebanon was traveling east on U.S. 68 at about 7 p.m.

The report states that when Sandusky approached Palestine Road, there was a vehicle stopped in front of him. As he applied his breaks, the report states, his 1992 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 and 18-foot cattle trailer locked, causing his vehicle to cross into the westbound land and strike a 1997 Ford Windstar van head on. The van was being driven by Jeffrey Perry, 43, of 1061 Sportsman Lake Road in Campbellsville.

Sandusky was transported to Taylor Regional Hospital with minor chest and head injuries. His passenger, Michael Sandusky, 14, was transferred to Kosair Children's Hospital in Louisville. The report state he is listed in critical condition.

Perry was transferred to the University of Louisville Hospital, according to the report, and was in stable condition Wednesday night.

Sandusky's cattle trailer was hauling 13 feeder calves, the report states, that were not injured in the crash.

Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy Brian Pickard investigated.