TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Injury Collision in Washington County
Date of News Release: 11/08/2008
(Columbia, KY) - A collision occurred at 1149am on HWY 555 at the intersection of 1754 in Washington County. Jason Trent age 29 of Willisburg was operating a 1998 Mazda truck. Jason Wagner age 22 of Louisville was operating a 2008 Ford truck. Lauren Eskridge age 21 of Shepherdsville was a passenger in Mr. Wagner's vehicle.
Mr. Wagner was traveling northbound on HWY 555. Mr. Trent pulled out of 1754 (Chaplin Road) into the path of Mr. Wagner. Mr. Trent struck Mr. Wagner in the driver's side of the vehicle. Mr. Wagoner then struck a guardrail coming to final rest in the north bound emergency lane. Jason Trent was not injured, and was wearing a seatbelt. Jason Wagner & Lauren Eskridge were transported to Springview Hospital where they were treated and released. Both were wearing seatbelts.