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Injury Crash on Bradshaw Road in Christian County

Date of News Release: 12/14/2006

Hopkinsville, KY (Christian County) - Jennifer M. Allen age 21 of Hopkinsville, KY was operating a 1992 Toyota Corolla northbound on Bradshaw Road. James Ragan age 89 of Hopkinsville, KY was operating a 1991 Dodge Dakota westbound on John Rivers Road. It appears Ragan failed to yield the right of way and pulled out into the path of Allen's vehicle. The two vehicles collided at the intersection of Bradshaw Road and John Rivers Road. The three passengers in Allen's vehicle, Haley and Austin Allen ages unknown of Hopkinsville, KY and Joshua D. Abbott age 19 of Clarksville, TN were transported by ambulance to the Jennie Stuart Medical Center for treatment. Mr. Ragan was transported by ambulance to the Jennie Stuart Medical Center for treatment. Mr. Ragan was wearing a seatbelt. Haley and Austin Allen were in child restraints. Jennifer Allen and Joshua Abbott were not wearing seatbelts. Jennifer Allen was cited to court for the following offenses:

  1. No Operator's License
  2. No Insurance
  3. Wanton Endangerment (4 counts)

Tpr. Mark Franklin investigated the crash that occurred on December 13, 2006 at 9:20 a.m. The Oak Grove Fire Department, Hopkinsville Fire Department and Christian County EMS assisted at the scene.

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