LOCAL NEWS

August 6, 2017

Two early morning single vehicle accidents have sent two persons to TJ Health of Columbia.

On 09-06-2017 at approximately 0550 Deputy Josh Durbin and Deputy Rainwater responded to the Louie B Nunn Parkway where a 2000 Dodge Caravan being operated by Stefan Williams of Lewisburg KY was traveling east bound when he ran off the roadway and struck a guardrail. Williams was treated on scene by Adair County EMS and transported to TJ Health of Columbia where he was cited by Deputy Durbin for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs/alcohol.

On 09-06-2017 at approximately 0815 hrs Deputy Aaron Rainwater was dispatched to the 44 mile marker of the Louie B Nunn Parkway for a single vehicle accident with injuries. 22 year old Paige Adams of Somerset KY was traveling west bound when she advised another vehicle forced her off the road. Adams struck an earth embankment and was trapped in the vehicle for approximately 15 minuets before being extricated by members of the Adair County Fire Department. Adams was treated on scene by Adair County EMS and transported to TJ Health of Columbia for further treatment.