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Trilby Vance injured in Thursday accident in Campbellsville, KY

She's treated at Taylor County Hospital, but was expected home today.
News at 2:30 p.m., Friday, March 31, 2006: Trilby is home, recuperating nicely and vows to be back at work on Monday.
Popular Columbia figure Trilby Vance was taken to Taylor County Hospital following injuries sustained in a three-car lunch-time accident on Thursday, March 30, 2006, in Campbellsville, KY

She was treated for injuries and remained in the hospital overnight for observation. According to a family member, Trilby's husband, Sonny Vance, was bringing her back to the couple's Cane Valley area home today.

Mrs. Vance is a well-known Columbian. She has long been active in civic affairs. She and Mr. Vance were also favorite performers in several productions by the cast of the Dream Depot.

After a number of years working with John D. and Olive Lowe at Madison Square Drugs and a short time with Walker Real Estate in Columbia, KY, she took a position with Citizens Bank in Campbellsville, KY, where she is currently employed.

Accident occurred on South Central Avenue in Campbellsville

The accident occurred at 12:10 p.m., Campbellsville Time, on South Central Avenue, Campbellsville, KY.

Trilby Vance, 62, was a passenger in a 2003 Toyota operated by Mary Hedgespeth, 63, Campbellsville, KY.

According to the Campbellsville Police Department, the Hedgespeth vehicle turned left into the path of a 1993 Oldsmobile operated by Bobby Hodge, 63, Campbellsville, KY.

The Hodge vehicle struck the Hedgespeth vehicle, causing it to strike a 1997 Chevrolet operated by Carolyn Osbourne, 42, Campbellsville, KY.

Campbellsville-Taylor County Rescue transported Hodge to Taylor County Hospital, Campbellsville, KY. Trilby was transported to the same hospital by private vehicle.

Lt. Terry Lile of the Campbellsville Police Department investigated the accident.

Other agencies involved were Campbellsville Fire Department, Campbellsville-Taylor County Rescue Squad, and Taylor County Sheriff's Office.
Story information courtesy Campbellsville Police Department

This story was posted on 2006-03-31 11:16:43
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Trilby recovering at home from Campbellsville accident

2006-03-31 - Columbia, KY - Photo Linda Waggener archive photo. Trilby Vance is recovering at home from injuries received in a noontime accident in Campbellsville on Thursday. A popular local theater actress, she may be best known for her portrayal of Mountain Millie. Above, she's shown in that role with her husband, Sonny Vance, as Sam the Bartender, in the Judy Summerville musical The West of the Story, staged here at the Dream Depot.
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