TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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One Injured in a Three Vehicle Collision on US 68
Date of News Release: 09/23/2010
(Columbia, Ky.) –-Trooper Fred Cornett is investigating a collision that occurred today at 2:45 PM on US HWY 68, approximately 1 mile west of Lebanon. 25 year old Jennifer Skaggs of Campbellsville, was operating a 2001 Pontiac westbound on US HWY 68. Ms. Skaggs attempted a left-hand turn, pulling into the path of a 2003 Freightliner, which was being operated by 36 year old Benjamin Schumacher, of Paris. After being struck by the Freightliner, Ms. Skaggs' vehicle then struck a 2006 Ford, which was being operated by James Pennington, 68 years of age, of Liberty. Ms. Skaggs was not wearing a seatbelt, and was treated and released from Spring View Hospital. Mr. Schumacher and Mr. Pennington were both belted, and were not injured.