UPDATE (4:37 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 24): Prestonsburg Police say that two people have died as a result of a crash on North Lake Drive.
They say that the two people were in the same vehicle when they lost control and struck a tree.
The victims’ names are not being released at this time as officials work to notify their next of kin.
The crash happened around 1:50 p.m.
The roadway is back open, and the accident is still under investigation.
UPDATE (4:02 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 24): Prestonsburg Police say that the road is now back open.
There is still no word on the extent of any injuries.
PRESTONSBURG, KY (WOWK)—A roadway in Prestonsburg, is shut down to a crash.
Prestonsburg Police say they are on the scene on North Lake Drive in front of the Dairy Queen.
They say that there are injuries, but we do not know the extent of those injuries.
PPD says the roadway will be shut down for an extended period of time while they investigate the collision.
Traffic will be diverted down University Ave.
This is a developing story, and we will provide updates as new information becomes available.