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Injury Collision on Bull Run Road in Adair Co Involving a Milk Truck

Date of News Release: 06/24/2016

Columbia, Ky. (June 24, 2016) - Kentucky State Police investigated a two vehicle injury collision involving a milk truck on Bull Run Road 2 miles north of Columbia this morning at 8 a.m.

Preliminary investigations indicate 22 year-old Brian Dewitt of Knifley, KY was operating a 2006 Chevrolet north on Bull Run Road, when he crossed the center line striking a 2001 Kenworth milk truck being operated by 58 year-old Larry Bland of Liberty, KY. Dewitt struck the rear axles of the milk truck causing him to overturn multiple times.

Dewitt was flown from TJ Samson Columbia Hospital to Skyline Medical Center in Nashville, TN by Air Evac 43 with non-life threatening injuries. Bland was wearing his seat belt and was not injured in the collision. Speed is said to be a factor in the collision.

Sr. Officer Derek Cundiff investigated the collision and was assisted by Adair County Sheriff's Office, EMS and Air Evac 43.