TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Two Injured in a Two Vehicle Collision on U.S. 127
Date of News Release: 04/25/2010
(Columbia, Ky.) -- Trooper John Barnett is investigating a collision that occurred Sunday evening at 6:51pm, five miles North of Liberty on U.S. 127.
Robyn Grider, age 20 of Liberty was traveling South on U.S. 127 in a 1999 Jeep when she failed to observe a 1999 Ford F250 being operated by Jamie Wethington, age 32 of Liberty. Mr. Wethington was attempting a right turn when his vehicle was struck in the rear by Ms. Grider. Ms. Grider and a passenger in her vehicle; Meghan Pelley, age 20 of Liberty were wearing a seat belt and not injured. Another passenger in her vehicle, Abbie Streeval, age 20 of Liberty and Mr. Wethington were not wearing a seat belt; they were both treated at the Casey County Hospital.
Trooper Barnett was assisted at the scene by Trooper Adam Likins, Casey County EMS, Casey County Rescue, and the Brush Creek Fire Department.