TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Injury Crash on KY 55 in Adair County
Date of News Release: 08/31/2006
(Columbia, KY) - Matthew T. Coffey age 21 of Columbia, KY was traveling at a high rate of speed and attempted to pass a Gaddie Shamrock Paving Truck. To avoid a head on collision, Mr. Coffey entered back into the southbound lane and rear ended Ralph Coffey's vehicle. Matthew Coffey's vehicle left the roadway.
Matthew Coffey was not injured in the crash. Matthew Coffey's passenger (Megan Arnold) was treated and released from the Westlake Regional Hospital. Mr. Ralph Coffey was not injured in the crash.