TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Injury Collision on KY Hwy 70 in Casey County, Ky
Date of News Release: 07/07/2009
(Casey County, Ky.) -- Trooper Adam Likins is investigating a collision that occurred at 1:45 PM today on KY Hwy 70, approximately 12 miles west of Liberty. 40 year old Rebecca Watson, of Hustonville, was operating a 2001 Oldsmobile westbound on KY Hwy 70, when she lost control of the vehicle and left the roadway. Ms. Watson overcorrected, lost control of the vehicle, and struck a tree. Ms. Watson was transported by Casey County EMS to the Casey County Hospital, where she was airlifted to the University of Kentucky Medical Center. A passenger in Ms. Watson's vehicle, 7 year old Erica Watson, of Hustonville was not injured. Both occupants were wearing a seatbelt.