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Two Adair Countians injured in head on crash in Taylor Co., KY

New Columbia Road/KY 55 between Columbia and Campbellsville, KY, was shut down for 1.5 hours with traffic diverted onto Old Columbia Road following collision. One driver treated at Taylor Regional Hospital; the other flown to UL Hospital in Louisville, KY

By Larry Smith, Operations Manager
The Big Dawg, 99.9 FM, Campbellsville, KY

Two Adair County residents were injured in a two vehicle head-on collision five miles south of Campbellsville, KY on New Columbia Road, at approximately 11:23pmET/10:23pmCT, Saturday, October 20, 2012.

A 2005 Chevy Cobalt driven by 26 year old Brittany S. Royal, 8484 Highway 55 South Road, Columbia, KY, crossed the center line and collided head-on with a car driven by 23 year old Whitley N. Conn, 4955 Fairplay Road, Columbia, KY.

Conn was taken to Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville, KY, by ambulance.

Royal was flown by Stat Flight helicopter to UL Hospital in Louisville, KY.

Taylor County Sheriff Alan Newton said that KY 55 was closed for 1.5 hours and traffic was diverted around the scene through Old Columbia Road.

Taylor County Deputy Ricky Underway investigated the accident. He was assisted by the Campbellsville Police Department. - Larry Smith, Operations Manager, The Big Dawg Radio Station, 99.9 FM

This story was posted on 2012-10-21 17:25:00
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