Darren Doyle, story:
A Rocky Hill woman and three children were injured this morning in a single vehicle accident on Rocky Hill Road around 8:30AM, according to the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office.
Local law enforcement said that Melita Simpson, (27) of Rocky Hill was headed north on KY 259 (Rocky Hill Road) in a 2006 Dodge Durango SUV when for an undetermined reason, her vehicle exited the right side of the roadway and struck a tree.
She and three juvenile passengers, a 7yr-old male, 8yr-old female, and a 7yr-old female were transported to the hospital via Edmonson EMS for serious injuries.
The Edmonson County Sheriff's Office said that upon investigation, it was determined that none of the children were properly restrained in the vehicle at the time of the crash. The case is being referred to the Edmonson County Attorney's Office for potential prosecution, the Sheriff's Office said.
Responding to the scene were the Rocky Hill, Chalybeate, and Brownsville Fire Departments, Edmonson EMS, the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office, and Edmonson County Emergency Management.
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