TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Injury Crash at the Intersection of KY 49 & KY 527 in Marion County, KY
Date of News Release: 02/24/2006
(Columbia, KY) - Kentucky State Trooper Nathan Rhodes is investigating a two vehicle injury accident, that occurred in the limits of Holy Cross at the intersection of KY 49 & KY 527 around 1715 hrs on Friday evening.
Unit 1, a 2002 Ford F250 operated by 39 year old Joseph Vessell, of Bardstown KY was traveling north on KY 527. Mr. Vessell failed to see unit 2, a 1994 Nissan XE Pickup operated by 45 year old Phyllis Hutchins, of St. Francis KY. Ms. Hutchins yielding to right of way traffic travelling on KY 49. Mr. Vessell's vehicle struck Ms. Hutchins' vehicle.
Ms. Hutchins had one passenger, 15 year old Joe Hutchins, of St. Francis KY. Ms. Hutchins & her passenger was treated & released at Springview Hospital. Mr. Vessell was not injured. Everyone was wearing his or her seatbelts.
Trooper Nathan Rhodes was assisted by Trooper John Adams.