LOCAL NEWS

August 9, 2017

Single Vehicle Accident in Adair County

On Saturday August 5, 2017 the Adair County Sheriff’s office responded, to a single vehicle injury accident at approximately 150 Portland Road.

Accident occurred when 40 year old Andrea Vanarsdale operator of a 1995 Chevrolet tracker along with a passenger 39 year old Tim Vanarsdale was traveling west on Portland road when the vehicle left the roadway overturning in a ditch. Both occupants were treated on the scene by Adair County EMS and transported to T.J. Health of Columbia for injuries sustained. Deputy Brandon Hitch is the investigating officer assisted on the scene by Deputy Justin Cross and Kentucky State Trooper Billy Begley.

 

August 9, 2017

Cumberland Parkway Closed in Metcalfe County Due to Overturned Semi

Kentucky State Police is currently on scene of an overturned semi on the Cumberland Parkway that occurred at 4:30 a.m. near the 34 mile marker.  The westbound lanes of the roadway are currently closed.  Detours have been established, motorist are being routed to KY 80 from both Edmonton and Columbia.  Motorist are urged to avoid the area if possible.  Further updates will follow.