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Injury accident occurs at KY 61 and Bypass, Friday, May 4, 2012

News from the Columbia, KY Police Department

On Friday, May 4, 2012 at approximately 2:20pmCT, the Columbia Police Department responded to an injury accident at the KY 61 and Bypass intersection.

The accident occurred when a white 1996 Ford pick-up being operated by Phillip Eller, 25, of Albany, KY, was traveling south on the bypass and failed to stop for a red light, striking a 2006 Dodge van being operated by Linda Hourigan, 70, of Springfield, KY, who was traveling on North KY 61.

A passenger in the Eller vehicle, Joshua Mynear, 25, of Albany, was ejected from the vehicle. All occupants were transported to Westlake Regional Hospital. Mynear was airlifted to the University of Louisville and a passenger in the Hourigan vehicle, Mariah Hourigan, 18, of Springfield, KY, was transported to the University of Kentucky Medical Center. The accident was investigated by CPD police officer Jamie Cole and was assisted by officer Bruce McCloud.

This story was posted on 2012-05-07 15:07:01
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