TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Injury Crash on I-24 in Lyon County
Date of News Release: 09/17/2006
Alice Mobolanle Onawola was Eastbound on Interstate 24 when the Ms. Onawola's vehicle ran off the left side of the interstate and overcorrected. The vehicle came to final rest approximately 20 feet off the interstate down an embankment. Lyon County Rescue Squad, Lyon County Ambulance Service and Air-Evac of Hopkinsville assisted Kentucky State Police. Both Alice Mobolanle Onawola and three passengers (Oluseyi Olasupo Onawola, Joy Onawola and Felicia Onawola) were transported to Caldwell County ER, where the 2 and 4 year-old passengers were later flown to Vanderbilt Hospital by Air-Evac Lifeteam. Investigation continues with Tpr Ray Burnam.