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Sheriff Moss extricates driver trapped following crash

Driver loses control of vehicle, leaves roadway, and overturns numerous times. Sheriff Moss successfully extricates victim, who was treated on the scene by Adair EMS, then transported to T.J. Health/Columbia, for further treatment. Operator charged with DUI first offense and failure to maintain insurance. Deputy Aaron Rainwater is investigating
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From the Adair County Sheriff's Office

One person injured as a result of a single vehicle accident 2.5 miles north of Columbia on Greensburg Road on Monday, November 29, 2016.

According to a witness, a 2004 Ford Explorer being operated by Judy Richards of Columbia was traveling north on Greensburg Road when she lost control of her vehicle and overturned numerous times. Richards was trapped in the vehicle for several minutes and was extricated by Sheriff Harrison Moss.

Richards was treated on scene by Adair County EMS and transported to T.J. Health/Columbia for further treatment. Impaired driving is believed to be a factor and Richards was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs 1st offense and failure to maintain vehicle insurance.

Deputy Aaron Rainwater is investigating the collision.

This story was posted on 2016-11-30 08:54:56
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