TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Injury Collision on Ky 55 in Washington County
Date of News Release: 06/06/2010
(Columbia, Ky.) -- Trooper John Adams is investigating a collision that occurred Sunday night @ 8:10pm, 12 miles North of Springfield at the junction of Chaplin Road and KY 555.
John C. Daley, age 45 of Lexington, was traveling North on Chaplin Road in a 2006 Ford F150 when he failed to observe a stop sign due to glare from the sun. Daley struck a 1998 Dodge Ram traveling South on KY 555; the driver of the truck, Joseph W. Adams, age 50 of Willisburg was taken by private vehicle to Springview Hospital for minor injuries. Three passengers in the Daley vehicle, 43 yr old Teresa Daley, 6 yr old Ashton Daley, and 4 yr old Emma Daley all from Lexington were transported by EMS to Springview Hospital for treatment of non life threatening injuries. Adams, along with a passenger in his vehicle, 57 yr old Connie Sue Adams were transported by EMS to Flaget Hospital in Bardstown for treatment of non life threatening injuries. The adults were wearing seat belts; the children were in child restraints. Trooper Adams was assisted at the scene by Trooper Ricky Underwood, Washington County EMS, and Washington County Fire and Rescue.