TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Injury Collision on Burkesville Road in Adair County
Date of News Release: 09/13/2010
(Columbia, Ky.) –- Trooper Bradly Stotts is investigating a three vehicle injury collision that occurred on Burkesville Road in the limits of Columbia at 5:55 pm. Jason Keltner (belted), age 18 of Columbia, was operating a 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix southbound on Burkesville Road, accompanied by a passenger, Mary Susan Coomer (belted) age 16, of Columbia. Keltner failed to yield while executing a turn into Wal-Mart and struck a 1998 Ford Expedition operated by Tammy Kelsey (not belted), age 40 of Columbia. Kelsey was traveling northbound through the intersection. Brooke Cowan (belted), age 17 of Columbia, was operating a 2007 Nissan Sentra accompanied by a passenger, Taylor Coots (belted), age 17 of Columbia. Cowan's vehicle struck by Keltner's vehicle while they were stopped at a red light at the intersection. Keltner's vehicle continued through the intersection and then overturned. Cowan and Kelsey were transported by Adair County EMS to Westlake Regional Hospital. Coots was transported by private vehicle to Westlake Regional Hospital. Kelsey was transported to U of L. Both Cowan and Coots were treated and released from Westlake Regional Hospital.
Trooper Bradly Stotts was assisted at the scene by Trooper Tracy Haynes, Columbia P.D., Adair County Sheriffs Department, EMS, Fire and Rescue.